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Vol. 92 No. 9 July 30, 2014

BLESSING THE FIELDS — Saskatoon Bishop Donald Bolen blesses the fields at the 92nd annual Mount Carmel Pilgrimage July 20. Approximately 425 attended the event, greeted by sunny, warm weather. (Paul Paproski, OSB, photo)

Diocesan News


Nest assists women and children refugees

Helping others a means of healing

Youth Liturgical Leadership graduation held

Freedom integral to obedience

Neumier celebrates 100 years of life

Priests enjoy sports day at St. Peter's

Lay Ministry graduates commissioned

Nguyen takes step toward ordination

St. Boniface clergy appointments announced

Urbanoski celebrates 60th anniversary

St. Theresa annual pilgrimage held




Canadian News


Lawsuit launched against Quebec's euthanasia law

Edmonton, Mackenzie dioceses ink twinning pact

Prostitution bill passes Justice Committee

Birth control focuses attention on doctors' rights

Sisters of St. Joseph on new stamp

SCIC elect new leadership circle

300,000 pilgrims expected to pass through Quebec’s Holy Door

Harper denounces persecution of Christians in Iraq

Bishop Palmer dies in motorcycle crash





International News


Social ills are result of political, not just moral failures, pope says

Free from ordeal in Sudan, woman condemned for apostasy meets pope

Pope becomes cafeteria Catholic

Why is Pope Francis spending so much time going after the Mafia?

With Mosul’s Christians gone, Islamic State troops take over 4th-century monastery

RNS briefs









In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Questioning Faith




Features and Commentary


Around the Kitchen Table

Figure of Speech

A Pilgrim's Progress

Making a Difference

Vatican II a highlight of 50 years as Benedictine monk

Nuns haunted by dead Jesuit: Teilhard de Chardin

The Philadelphia 11?: 40 years later, where are they now?

Media causes confusion about the topic of euthanasia and human suffering

Soul Mending

From other sources:

Age of consent

The challenge of a church response to violence against women

Coming out Catholic

The past, present and future of the Vatican Bank

Seize the Franciscan moment, Rohr advises

Inside a Bangladesh garment factory

Messages of light and dark: The Vatican and Islam






Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

CNS Movie Reviews


Lyrics and Life








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