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Vol. 91 No. 45 May 14, 2014

NATIONAL DAY OF HONOUR — Thousands of people came to the National Day of Honour on Parliament Hill May 9 to honour the more than 40,000 Canadian Armed Forces men and women who contributed to Canada’s military engagement in Afghanistan. The one-time event was to recognize the completion of the 12-year mission and pay tribute to those who fought, remember those who fell, and honour the families of the fallen. The crowd also observed two minutes of silence to reflect upon the sacrifices made during the mission. The Royal Canadian Air Force conducted two flybys, the first signalling the end of the moment of silence, and included the CC150 (Airbus), C130 (Hercules), CP140 (Aurora), CC177 (Globemaster), CH146 (Griffon) and the CH147 (Chinook). Photo by Art Babych.

Diocesan News


Yom Ha Shoah observed in Saskatoon

Regina Indian Industrial School cemetery under examination

Root of addiction is grief or injury: Lavoie

CWL diocesan convention held in Fox Valley

Kambeitz addresses CWL convention

Pastoral appointments announced for Saskatoon

St. Boniface CWL holds annual convention

Pro-life rally and march held in Regina

Centre offers dignity and respect

Planning meetings held in Saskatoon diocese

Easter Triduum celebrated at Saskatoon Correctional Centre




Canadian News


Pope Francis sends greetings to march for life

Liturgist Bernadette Gasslein honoured with ARCCC award



International News


LCWR leaders, U.S. archbishop respond to Vatican official’s remarks

Cardinal Kasper, the ‘pope’s theologian,’ downplays Vatican blast at U.S. nuns

Nuns say they will continue dialogue despite Vatican criticisms

Cardinal Kasper calls mercy without justice ‘cheap grace’

Pope Paul VI to be beatified this fall: Will one miracle be sign of sainthood?

RNS News Briefs





In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Both Lungs




Around the Kitchen Table

In well-celebrated liturgy we encounter the living Christ: Gasslein

catholic dialogue

Journey to Justice

Challenge of Ecumenism

Canon Law for Today

Pope Francis will make history in the Holy Land

Making a Difference

A PIlgrim's Progress

From other sources:

Francis and divorce

Mixed messages: What do women hear from the church?

LCWR vision builds on John Paul II initiative

LCWR on accusations: ‘Communication has broken down’; ‘mistrust has developed’

Jesus and women: ‘You are set free’

Renewing the conversation between faith and science

Marx Hubbard responds to Cardinal Müller's LCWR comments

Time to face facts: Pope Francis agrees with the doctrinal assessment of LCWR

When playing ‘finding Father,’ look for clues other than sensible shoes


Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

Books: The Road Is How: A Prairie Pilgrimage through Nature, Desire and Soul by Trevor Herriot

Books: Sacred Fire: A Vision for Deeper Human and Christian Maturity by Ronald Rolheiser

CNS Movie Reviews

Lyrics and Life



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