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Vol. 91 No. 33 February 12, 2014

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do . . . but how much love we put in that action. — Mother Teresa

Diocesan News


Poverty is not only a moral issue

Archdiocesan Appeal surpasses last year's total

Self-knowledge part of journey to God

Rev. André Poilièvre receives presentation

Oblate dies at 100

Refugee event held at local parish

WestEnd Commons ready for tenants

Sisters host event

World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life celebrated


Canadian News


Canadian Catholics troubled by scathing UN report

Amnesty International faces backlash for draft prostitution policy

Syrian catastrophe in danger of destabilizing region

Bishop Pasichny was linked to freedom

Antigonish diocese launches book study on healing sexual abuse

Bishops send input on family consultation to Vatican



International News


'Troublemaker' pope reshaping church, but drawing some skepticism

UN committee presses Vatican on child abuse, some church teaching

Philomena Lee meets Pope Francis

RNS News Briefs



In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Both Lungs


Around the Kitchen Table

Soul Fire

A Pilgrim's Progress

Blasphemy charges pervert teachings of Islam

Building a Culture of Life

Canon Law For Today

From other sources:

Cardinal Schönborn: Pope Francis has already changed church

Separation anxiety: what happens when we disassociate love and sex?

One year ago, Pope Benedict XVI resigned; what a difference a year makes

Our digital future


Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

CNS Movie Reviews

Lyrics and Life




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