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Vol. 91 No. 30 January 22, 2014

WINTER DAYS— The belltower at St. Peter’s Abbey appears to be in flames on a cold January day. There’s hardly been a dull moment this winter as temperatures have fluctuated wildly, going from plus 4 to minus 27 in a single day, with changes that have, on one occasion, been ushered in by 100 km winds. (Photo by Maureen Weber)


Diocesan News

Winnipeg churches continue their own tradition

Catholic connections meets in Regina

Married priest Prince Albert’s first

Gathering of churches held at St. Michael’s

Talking to dead part of faith journey

Lay formation weekend held

Canadian News

Supreme Court agrees to hear euthanasia and assisted suicide case

Bishops talk on evangelization in pluralistic setting

Quebec Archbishop Lacroix among new cardinals

Western bishops on retreat

International News


Vatican panel says violence is ‘greatest corruption of religion’

Bishops visiting Holy Land call for help for ‘shocking scandal’ in Gaza

Vatican defends sex abuse record to UN panel

Vatican representatives testify before UN committee

Nigeria’s religious leaders welcome controversial anti-gay law

Pope Francis shakes up Vatican Bank, sets financial cap for sainthood



In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Breaking Open the Ordinary


Commentary and Features


Around the Kitchen Table

Journey to Justice

Making a Difference

Everyday Theology

Families: making time for those who matter the most

Building a Culture of Life

Oblate priest discovers the dangers of winter driving

Music for Liturgy

From other sources:

Does anybody care about human trafficking?

Anatomy of a no-you-see-it-now-you-don’t Vatican denial

Post-clerical Catholics

The dark family dynamics of August: Osage County

Goodbye to the Catholic writer?


Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

CNS Movie Reviews



Lyrics and Life



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