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Vol. 95, No. 36, February 28, 2018

A close-up of locked doors of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is seen Feb. 26 in Jerusalem's Old City.(CNS/Debbie Hill)

A close-up of locked doors of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is seen Feb. 26 in Jerusalem's Old City. Protesting several recent actions they described as a "systematic campaign against the churches and the Christian community in the Holy Land," the heads of Christian churches announced Feb. 25 they were closing of the doors of the church. It has since be reopened. (CNS/Debbie Hill)

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This Week

Poverty and imprisonment

Poverty is a main cause of imprisonment and largely affects Canada’s Aboriginal community, according to a new research paper by the co-ordinator of pastoral care for the Archdiocese of Edmonton.

Lifetime achievement

In recognition of a lifetime of dedication to faith and education, Sister Teresita Kambeitz, OSU, of Saskatoon, has been named the 2018 Higgins Award Winner by the Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

Ordaining married men

The idea of exceptionally ordaining older married men of proven virtue to celebrate the eucharist in isolated Catholic communities is something that should be discussed, said Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy.


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