Religious freedom, the conflict in Ukraine and the environment were on the table as Pope Francis met briefly June 11 with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Vatican said.The prime minister’s office said their discussions also included reference to the findings, released June 2, of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which detailed the treatment of Aboriginal children in residential schools supported by the Canadian government but administered by religious organizations, including the Catholic Church.(CNS photo/Paul Haring)
The Prairie Messenger publishes every second week in July and takes a three-week summer vacation in August. Summer issues will be dated June 24, July 1, July 15, July 29 and August 26.
Tom Ryan, CSP, presents highlights from a three-day landmark symposium entitled Nostra Aetate: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Catholic Church's Dialogue with Jews and Muslims.
The use of euphemisms: making lies sound truthful and murder respectable, writes Louise McEwan.