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Pope Pius could have made a difference

November 25, 2013

In his letter to the WCR (Nov. 11), Peter Hala submitted that Susan Zucotti’s “one-sided criticism” of Pope Pius (WCR, Oct. 14) does little to “help in interfaith dialogue.” With respect, Hala’s letter itself presents a one-sided perspective.

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Hitler built upon Bismarck’s anti-Catholicism

November 25, 2013

While good arguments have already been submitted by way of letters to the editor rebutting the criticisms made by Susan Zuccotti (WCR, Oct. 14) that Catholics, specifically Pope Pius XII, did not do enough to speak out against Nazi persecution of Jews, I would like to add a couple of points.

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A pilgrim Church yearns for eternity

November 25, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In the preparations for the Second Vatican Council, Blessed John XXIII asked that a document be prepared on the veneration of the saints.

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Local Filipinos anxiously await news from typhoon region

November 18, 2013
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Sobs broke through Jem Mella's conversation as he tried to tell what he knew was happening in the Leyte province after super typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines Nov. 8.

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High River parish pulls together to build anew

November 18, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Local residents' lives were turned upside down following the devastating June flood in High River that drew national attention and forced the evacuation of the southern Alberta town.

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Quebec bishops object to secularism charter

Archbishop Pierre-André Fournier

November 18, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

QUEBEC CITY – Quebec's Catholic bishops warn the Charter of Quebec Values could have "heavy consequences" and represents a "crucial" stage in history for the people of the province.

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St. Vincent de Paul meets the needs of the city's poor

November 18, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Archbishop Richard Smith walked the Gospel talk Nov. 12 as he packed hampers and sorted household items at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's distribution centre.

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Movie theatre chain blocks showing of Medjugorje film

November 18, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – A documentary about the alleged Medjugorje apparitions of the Virgin Mary has been so popular that Cineplex has suspended all future Canadian showings amid reports it is negotiating a traditional movie release.

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Vatican cautions bishops on Medjugorje

Ivan Dragicevic

November 18, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON – The Vatican ambassador to the United States has reminded U.S. Catholics that the Vatican has not recognized alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, as authentic.

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God has a path for each person – Jesuit

Fr. Vincent Braganza

November 18, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Vincent Braganza's uncle was studying for the priesthood, but died of jaundice before he was ever ordained. Since Braganza was born about the time of his uncle's death, he was given his uncle's name, with the expectation that he would someday become a priest.

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