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Vol. 92 No. 10 August 27, 2014

Pope Francis blesses a girl in traditional attire after praying at the birthplace St. Andrew Kim Taegon, the first Korean-born Catholic priest, before a meeting with Asian youth at the Sanctuary of Solmoe in South Korea Aug. 15. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Diocesan News

Indigenous Games a positive event

Sisters of the Good Shepherd depart Winnipeg

Good Samaritan Parish becomes Our Lady of Peace

Smith-Windsor ordained to transitional diaconate

Lay Ministry graduates commissioned

K.C. Charities marks anniversary

St. Michael’s fundraiser raises $10,000

Archdiocesan diaconate course to begin

CWL provincial convention held

Cathedral celebrates centennial

Ecumenical Bible school a success

From here, born here, grew up here: a Luther lecture

Music a way to evangelize

110th anniversary of parish celebrated




Canadian News


Catholic agencies appeal to help Iraqi Christians

CCCB calls for prayer, aid for Iraqi Christians

Canadian Knights of Columbus stand out at international convention

Majority of Canada’s doctors opposed to euthanasia

Quebec cathedral packed for Gravel’s funeral

National CWL executive elected






International News


Charity, forgiveness keys to Korean reunification, says pope

Pope talks airstrikes in Iraq, his health, possible U.S. visit

Sister Elizabeth Johnson: ‘The waste of time on this investigation is unconscionable’

Ebola, war or disaster: how, when global service groups decide to flee

Cardinal George Pell’s trucking company analogy outrages sex abuse survivors

RNS briefs









In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Breaking Open the Ordinary




Features and Commentary


Around the Kitchen Table

Catholic patriotism and the Great War

Figure of Speech

A Pilgrim's Progress

Journey to Justice

Star speakers may inspire, but it is short-lived

Canon Law for Today

Suicide a risk even for beloved characters like Robin Williams

Everyday Theology

From other sources:

Editorial: obstacles riddle synod on the family’s path

Pope Francis’ focus on South Korean trip: a call for reconciliation

Cry out, sisters; cry out

LCWR: business as usual despite cloud of Vatican mandate

Johnson to LCWR: Sisters ahead of hierarchy in living Vatican II renewal

The real reason for the Vatican’s problem with the LCWR

However long the night: Holy Mystery Revealed in our Midst by Nancy Schreck, OSF, Leadership Conference of Women Religious August 2014

“It’s dark because you’re trying too hard”

Finding the good life in retirement

Can Catholics disagree only when they agree with the church?

The evolution of Ilia Delio

Book review: the Catholic dissonance on abortion

Former PM youth columnist in Africa: Saskatoon's Taya Raine a soldier in fight against Ebola






Arts and Culture


Screenings and Meanings

Scorsese dircts movie about Jesuit missionaries

CNS Movie Reviews

Lyrics and Life



Quote of the Week





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