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Capital plan shows intent to close schools

October 14, 2013

Re: "Edmonton school board race draws 18 candidates" (WCR, Sept. 30).

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Experience on board should be celebrated

October 14, 2013

I was very interested in the article in the Sept. 30 WCR concerning the trustee candidates.

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Council gave new dignity to local bishops

October 14, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The third chapter of Lumen Gentium, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, was the most controversial section of any document produced by the Second Vatican Council.

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Church needs peace, joy more than efficiency – pope

Pope Francis

October 14, 2013

Pope Francis said the signs of God's presence in the Church are peace and joy, and not necessarily a perfectly efficient, flawless operation.

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Americans can learn from Francis – panelist

October 14, 2013

Pope Francis' refreshing messages and his willingness to embrace people of all walks of life can serve as an example for Americans divided by social issues and political ideologies, a Georgetown University audience heard.

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Holy Church welcomes sinners, says pope

October 14, 2013

If the Church excluded sinners, it would pretty much be empty, Pope Francis told thousands of people gathered for his weekly general audience.

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Vatican bank takes another step to transparency

October 14, 2013

As part of its continuing efforts to promote transparency and to demonstrate its stability and adherence to industry standards, the Vatican bank published its annual report for the first time.

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Religious vocations jump in Britain

October 14, 2013

Janet Hopper said that when she started as a novice at the Society of the Sacred Heart, she thought, "This is completely mad." She had never imagined herself as a religious.

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U.S. Catholics agree with pope's interview comments

October 14, 2013

A new poll shows that nearly 70 per cent of U.S. Catholics agree with comments made by Pope Francis in his recent extensive interview with a Jesuit Italian journal where he stressed that Catholics cannot "insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods."

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Defend the defenceless, but avoid war – bishop

Archbishop Dominique Mamberti

October 14, 2013

An international obligation to intervene in situations of war or widespread violations of human rights does not mean a country or group of countries can decide to take military action in another nation, said the Vatican's foreign minister.

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