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Vol. 91 No. 35 February 26, 2014

Retired Pope Benedict XVI greets new Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec during a consistory at which Pope Francis created 19 new cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Feb. 22. This was Pope Benedict's first appearance at a liturgy since his retirement. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Diocesan News


Missing and murdered remembered

Nguyen celebrates thanksgiving mass in home parish

Regina may help educate priests in Vietnam

Bishop’s Appeal raises record amount

Diocesan discernment underway in Saskatoon

Mentorship program follows students into high school

Sacraments are God’s body language

Sister turns 100

Workshop focuses on RCIA process


Canadian News

National palliative care model needed, says Angus

Liberals adopt arguments of Quebec euthanasia bill

Marriage gap widens between rich and poor Canadians

League ask members to respond to prostitution survey

International News

Pope Francis, with retired Pope Benedict present, creates new cardinals

Cardinals’ agenda shows pope’s priority: removing obstacles to faith

Pope calls for ‘intelligent, courageous, loving’ approach to families

Pope tells cardinals they are servants, not courtiers

Cardinals gather in Rome as debates on church reform heat up

Pope Francis overhauls Vatican finances, names Australian cardinal as comptroller


In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Questioning Faith




Around the Kitchen Table

Historically, love has had little to do with marriage

Two saints are intertwined with Canada’s history

Catholic Connections

Figure of Speech

Pilgrim's Progress

St. Peter’s Colony was loyal to traditions, country

Canon Law for Today

Soul Mending

From other sources:

Japanese bishops: Vatican mindset doesn’t fit Asian church

Bishop: Synod questionnaire shows most reject teaching on contraceptives

A decade later, The Passion still raises questions of anti-Semitism

Did the Council of Trent enable the sex abuse scandal?

N.J. archbishop’s retirement home an assault on parishioners’ goodwill

A church so poor it has to close schools, yet so rich it can build a palace



Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

Film looks at Egypt’s religious, political divisions

CNS Movie Reviews




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