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Vol. 91 No. 39 March 26, 2014

URBAN COMMUTE — A colourful mallard makes his way across a small lake in Ottawa on a cold March day. Photo by Art Babych.

Diocesan News


Caritas award announced

Winners and losers in Saskatchewan budget

Ecumenical meeting held to discuss refugee sponsorship

Speakers address refugee sponsorship

Restorative justice message explained

New auditorium opened at St. Paul's Hospital

Food brings cultures together

Harasen elected North American vice-president of WUCWO

Right to food the aim of Share Lent campaign

'Where it all began' event held at St. Paul's co-cathedral

Workshops for lay leaders held


Canadian News


Gambling-addicted priest gets one-year jail term

St. Mary's offers university education to disadvantaged people

Inuit students protest in Ottawa



International News


Irish abuse victim, Boston cardinal named to Vatican sex abuse panel

Abuse survivor says new Vatican commission must achieve real change

Before meeting pope, Vanier talks about joy, tenderness, acceptance

Vatican expels Newark priest Michael Fugee from priesthood

Church of England Sunday attendance continues downward slide





In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Questioning Faith




Around the Kitchen Table

Trying to make sense of the crisis in Ukraine

catholic dialogue

Figure of Speech

'Homeless Jesus' sparks debate on what it means to be Christian

Canon Law for Today

A PIlgrim's Progress

Catholic Connections

Making a Difference

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Dismantling the “old white guy” God myth

From where I stand: New “religious” group just as deadly as the ones that preceded it

A Protestant’s critique of Pope Francis’ first year in office

Activist nun: change in the church comes from the bottom up

Burke warns against simplifying annulments, ‘false mercy’

Kathleen Norris: five essential Benedictine values for writers

Best practices for engaging youth

Irish religious orders confirm they will not pay Magdalene Laundry victims




Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

Noah film sparks debate over old and beloved story

CNS Movie Reviews

Lyrics and Life



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