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Vol. 92 No. 12 September 10, 2014

The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums is seen at the Vatican in this July 14, 2010, file photo. The election of Pope Francis has boosted the number of visitors to the Vatican and also the museums. To protect the Sistine Chapel, new air conditioning and LED lighting systems are being installed (see story). (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Diocesan News


Velychkovsky patron of prison ministry

Ecumenical formation program launched

Archdiocese appoints interim director of pastoral services

School board holds opening mass

Rama pilgrimage held

Rock the Mount continues to inspire

Mass for the Unborn celebrated

Gospel music in the park draws crowds

Seminarians instituted as lectors




Canadian News


D&P receives $1 million grant to help displaced Iraqis

Global conference sparks hope, calls for action

New evangelization, ecumenism on plenary agenda

Jesuits turn back clock on farming methods in Zambia







International News


In Google Hangout, pope helps launch worldwide social network

Vatican’s doctrinal chief renews criticism of U.S. nuns, says he’s no misogynist

Gay groups in St. Patrick’s parade all right with N.Y. Cardinal Dolan

Are Catholic conservatives turning on Cardinal Timothy Dolan?

Sistine Chapel weathers fallout from ‘Francis effect’ on attendance











In Exile

Liturgy and Life

Both Lungs


Features and Commentary


Around the Kitchen Table

Elizabethans pioneers of health care in Saskatchewan

A Pilgrim's Progress

Copyrights help us all

Preserving memories

Making a Difference

Canon Law for Today

Farmland Legacies

Music for Liturgy

From other sources:

Hard questions we're not asking Pope Francis

Embracing life's second act: aging gracefully — an interview with Joan Chittister, OSB

The Tridentine mass: why I couldn’t go back

Sacred Fire: Q&A with Rev. Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Life is all about getting up in the morning

Misogyny and the Catholic church

Grace on the Greyhound




Arts and Culture


Screenings, Readings and Meanings

CNS Movie Reviews









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