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Vol. 92 No. 25 December 10, 2014

Dennis Gruending photo

LIGHT FOR LIMA— Faith groups held vigils on Parliament Hill and in eight other Canadian locations on Dec. 7, calling for urgent action on climate change. There are international talks on the issue occurring in Lima in December. Dennis Gruending photo

This Week

Canadian icon

Words like class and gentleman were attached to Jean Beliveau by virtually everyone who met him. He died Dec. 2 at the age of 83.

Truth telling

World human rights day is a good time to reflect on what is fundamental to the practice of lawful liberal democracy — inter alia, freedom of speech and association, as well as citizens’ right to know what the state is up to and to have their privacy protected, writes Gerald Schmitz. Several new films reveal that these are under attack, and not just in authoritarian regimes.

Controversial Mary

The acceptance or rejection of Marian devotion is one of the main points of division when it comes to ecumenical relations, writes Rev. Tom Ryan, CSP.


In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Self-sacrifice and the eucharist

Liturgy and Life

Anne Strachan

By Anne Strachan

Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year B), December 21, 2014

Seeking Sophia/A Joyful Noise

By Christine Burton

In Advent, who is really waiting for whom?


Controversial Mary

- By Tom Ryan, CSP

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Arts and Culture

CNS Movie Reviews

The Pyramid

CNS Movie Reviews


Denise YoungPoetry: Denise Young

Books for children

Books for childrenBooks for children

Screenings and Meanings

Gerald SchmitzRosewater

Lyrics and Life:

Caitlin Ward


Philippians 4:4-5Photo by Janice Weber