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Vol. 92 No. 2 May 28, 2014

Pope Francis prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem May 26. The pope stood for more than a minute and a half with his right hand against the wall, most of the time in silent prayer, before reciting the Our Father. Then he followed custom by leaving a written message inside a crack between two blocks. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Diocesan News


Nigerian situation highlighted

Families organize trip to Holy Land

Two ordained for Winnipeg

AGM revived in Saskatoon diocese

Catholic high school hosts Special Olympics athletes

Priests celebrate 25 years of ordination

CWL Convention held in Assiniboia

K of Cs hold convention in Moose Jaw

Kurtenbach award launched

Priest celebrates 100th birthday

Starvathon held




Canadian News


Quebec Euthanasia Bill 52 could pass by early June

Collins denounces Trudeau policy on conscience rights

Quebec premier under fire for violating free vote promise on euthanasia

Hope expressed for Maternal Health Summit

Slain priest was a beacon of light in St. Paul



International News


Helping victims of trafficking a calling for women religious, others

Vatican abuse prosecutor: More must be done to punish negligent bishops

Former Vatican No. 2 Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone denies financial wrongdoing

Vatican media chief says the church can’t ignore social media

UN criticizes Vatican on sexual abuse but stops short of calling it torture

Pope Francis in the Holy Land

Pope Francis pleads for peace and justice in Jordan address

Pope calls for religious freedom in Middle East

At River Jordan, pope meets suffering, speaks against arms trade

In Amman, pope calls on Christians to promote peace

In Bethlehem, near site of Christ’s birth, pope speaks out for children

Fifty years later, pope and patriarch meet again in Jerusalem

Pope invites Israeli, Palestinian leaders to Rome to pray for peace

Israel, Palestine leaders accept invite to Vatican

On last morning in Holy Land, pope reaches out to Muslims, Jews

Pope to meet with sex abuse victims, confirms investigation of Bertone

Pope says his ‘most authentic’ gestures in Holy Land were spontaneous





In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Pentecost as backdrop

Breaking Open the Ordinary





Around the Kitchen Table

catholic dialogue

Making a Difference

A Pilgrim's Progress

Canon Law for Today

Building a Culture of Life

From other sources:

The women’s ordination movement is about much more than women priests

Disconnect between preaching, practice on LCWR is painful



Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

CNS Movie Reviews



Quote of the Week



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