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Vol. 95, No. 29, January 10, 2018

END OF THE YEAR — The Prairie Messenger’s last issue of 2017 rolls off the press. The monks of St. Peter’s Abbey have been publishing a paper since 1904, but will cease operations in May 2018.  (M. Weber photo)

END OF THE YEAR — The Prairie Messenger’s last issue of 2017 rolls off the press. The monks of St. Peter’s Abbey have been publishing a paper since 1904, but will cease operations in May 2018. (M. Weber photo)





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This Week


Needs in the North

Archbishop Murray Chatlain of Keewatin-Le Pas returned to his home town for a visit recently, receiving a warm welcome at an information meeting about the church in the North, held Dec. 11 at St. Anne’s Parish in Saskatoon.


Church unity

The pope's universal jurisdiction and doctrinal infallibility have emerged as major obstacles to the long-sought goal of Christian unity. The idea that the pope, as the 'first bishop' of the church, has a leadership role that other bishops do not, is an especially large stumbling block for Eastern Orthodox Christians, but one that the Catholic and Orthodox churches are committed to discussing.


Protecting conscience rights

Health care professionals in Manitoba now have the legal right to choose not to participate in Medical Assistance in Dying under Bill 34, a new law passed by the Manitoba legislature.




Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

It's against God to preach hellfire

Liturgy and Life

By Michael Dougherty

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan. 21, 2018

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