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Vol. 92 No. 4 June 11, 2014

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople embrace as Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas look on during invocation for peace in the Vatican Gardens June 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Diocesan News


St. John XXIII honoured in special mass

Diocesan directors of safe environment policies gather in Vancouver

Miller celebrates 50th anniversary

Artwork installed and blessed at cathedral chapel

‘Forgiveness has triumphed’: Barankitse

Foundation supports St. Paul’s

Foodgrains Bank welcomes announcement

Honorary fellowship to bishop

World Catholic Education Day marked

D-Day commemoration ceremony held

Additional clergy moves announced

Class of 2014 at St. Therese

Annual gala dinner held in St. Boniface

Nine projects worth $1.98 million announced




Canadian News


Groups vow to fight Quebec’s Euthanasia Bill 52

Groups applaud bill that criminalizes purchase of sex

Haitian cane workers in ‘perpetual Good Friday’

B’nai Brith Canada unhappy with Holy Land visit

Canadian bishops respond to Moncton shootings



International News


Pope Francis calls for ‘courage’ toward peace between Israel, Palestine

Irish archbishop adds voice to those calling for investigation of septic tank burials

Catholicism and libertarianism incompatible: cardinal

Advisers urge Pope Francis to slow down for a summer break

Ahead of the World Cup, Brazil’s churches work to protect children from sex abuse

Group urges allowing Eastern Catholic married priests in North America






In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Questioning Faith




Features and Commentary


Around the Kitchen Table

Catholic Connections: Control over life and death is nothing but an illusion

Figure of Speech

Canon Law for Today

Journey to Justice

Pope Francis sets the path toward peace

A Pilgrim's Progress

Farmland Legacies

Making a Difference

From other sources:

The weak self you were and will become

The Fault in Our Stars: a love story

A call of their own: the role of deacons in the church

X-Men and Pope Francis' Theology of Encounter






Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

The World Cup beyond the ball

CNS Movie Reviews

Lyrics and Life



Quote of the Week



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