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Vol. 91 No. 28 January 8, 2014

A cold welcome to the New Year.

(Photo by Janice Weber)


Diocesan News

Gagnon installed as Archbishop of Winnipeg

Weisgerber appointed to Order of Canada

Inmates give their point of view

Franciscans to vacate St. Michael's

Biblical story filled with challenges and hardship

Kchik ordained for eparchy

Bishop's levee held in Saskatoon

Seminarians in Saskatoon enjoy Christmas gathering


Canadian News

Yellowknife welcomes new shepherd

A look back at 2013: issues across Canada

Canada's bishops respond to prostitution ruling

Building trust is key to evangelism: CCO vice-president


International News


Christmas is time to feel God’s closeness, experience peace, pope says

Pope limits ‘monsignor’ honour for diocesan priests

Papal preacher says concern for unborn should extend to poor

RNS News Briefs



In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Seeking Sophia


Commentary and Features


Around the Kitchen Table

This is a crossover moment for women in the church: Chittister

New Year's message from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholic Connections

Reverencing the Earth/Farmland Legacies

In Thailand, evangelicals work to end prostitution

Holocaust survivor meets her liberator after 68 years

New archbishop for Winnipeg

An interview with Archbishop-Elect Richard Gagnon

Rev. Richard J. Gagnon: a brief biography

History of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg

Others are saying:

John Allen to cover Catholicism, the Vatican for Boston Globe

The top five under-reported Catholic stories of 2013

Yes, but isn't it all over now?: From Where I Stand by Joan Chittister, OSB

John Dear, Jesuit known for peace witness, dismissed from order

Leaving the Jesuits after 32 years

New cardinals to be appointed may include new pope

Give your income equality bubble a pop

Pope Francis warns poorly trained priests can become ‘little monsters’

‘American’ made: a review of American Hustle


Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

CNS Movie Reviews




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