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International Development - Do it Justice

Truth to Power, Fr Andrew Britz

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Fr Andrew Britz - Rule of Faith

Bush Dweller James Gray OSB

Vol. 94 No. 13 September 14, 2016

Internally displaced women gather in early February at New Kichigoro camp outside Abuja, Nigeria. People displaced through violence are extremely vulnerable to trafficking, said Albert Mashika, regional coordinator for Caritas Africa. See related story this week. (CNS photo/Wolfgang Kumm, EPA)





This Week


Call of the Arctic

Canadians take pride in the mythology of the “True North,” writes Gerald Schmitz, yet few have visited the Arctic Circle. This week he reflects on a July Arctic expedition.


Ukraine at war

With 10,000 dead in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, Russian tanks and missile systems massing on the eastern border, two million internally displaced Ukrainians, Crimea already under Russian rule and the Ukrainian Black Sea fleet sunk or stolen, Rev. Peter Galadza is putting his trust in the politics of the beatitudes, writes Michael Swan.


Port of Churchill

Recent events in northern Manitoba regarding the closure of the Port of Churchill should prove that, like highways, the fate of crucial rail lines should not be in the hands of private companies, writes Dean Harder.


Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Sacred fire

Liturgy and Life

By Michael Dougherty

The 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sept. 25, 2016

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