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Development and Peace has signed onto a political manifesto that reflects in part the teaching of Pope Francis in a call for drastic change in environmental policy.
A range of community partners, including the Saskatoon Diocesan Council for Truth and Reconciliation, are working to come up with a concrete way of addressing divisions and bringing about understanding and reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous people.
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola have been the core of the Jesuit way of life since the Society of Jesus was founded. In the past 40 years, more and more lay people have been following this regimen of prayer and contemplation. St. Ignatius Parish in Winnipeg has provided a means of doing them over the course of six or seven months.
We are in a new era of ecumenical culture, says Darren Dahl, executive director of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism in Saskatoon. “However, this new ecumenical culture can produce situations of very uncomfortable pews.”