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Vol. 91 No. 44 May 7, 2014

HOME AGAIN — For the third year in a row, a pair of Canada geese have made their spring home near St. Peter’s Abbey. (Paproski photo)

Diocesan News


Global food system in the hands of the few

Papal document a gift to the church

Holocaust remembered: SS killing units very efficient

Death anxiety a leading stressor

Keynote speakers talk about marriage

Santa Maria establishes foundation

St. Charles church sold

Need to teach world religions discussed

High school participated in Thinkfast

Way of the Cross held in Winnipeg



Canadian News


CMA takes end of life debate across Canada

Doctor writes open letter to Quebec premier

McGarry was a tireless worker for church

Priests discuss challenge of dealing with angry parishioners




International News


Cardinal Sean O’Malley on sexual abuse crisis: ‘There is so much denial’

Movement of Dinka fleeing South Sudan violence increases tensions

Archbishop says botched execution highlights brutality of death penalty

Vatican’s doctrine chief blasts U.S. nuns for disobedience

Congress plants ‘Anne Frank’ sapling at U.S. Capitol





In Exile

Liturgy and Life




Around the Kitchen Table

Figure of Speech: 'a mother's ferocious love'

Are married priests next on Francis' reform agenda?

Building peace and a playground on volcanic rock

Generosity marked First Nations-pioneer relationships

Building the Future

Catholic Connections

From other sources:

Hans Kung knows church’s problems — and that change is inevitable

Climate change study finds U.S. already widely affected

Alcoholics Anonymous, without the religion

A botched execution: Clayton Lockett killed behind closed doors

The global sisterhood: nowhere and everywhere: by Joan Chittister, OSB


Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings


CNS Movie Reviews

Lyrics and Life



Quote of the Week




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