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Vol. 95, No. 37, March 7, 2018

Pope Francis has decreed that “the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church,” should be inscribed in the Roman Calendar on the Monday after Pentecost and be celebrated every year in churches throughout the world. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 

Pope Francis has decreed that “the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church,” should be inscribed in the Roman Calendar on the Monday after Pentecost and be celebrated every year in churches throughout the world. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 





This Week


Celebrating a new bishop

This week’s Prairie Messenger congratulates the newly appointed bishop of the Diocese of MacKenzie-Fort Smith, Rev. Jon Hansen, CSsR.


International Women's Day

Does the church belong to women? Can the church be led by women? More than a half-century past the Second Vatican Council and more than 100 years after the first International Women’s Day, the progress of the women’s movement within the church has not been without its bumps.


History of abuse

Misunderstanding the generous service and obedience of women religious leads to their being exploited and underappreciated, according to an investigative report in a Vatican magazine.


Western bishops meet

The Assembly of Western Catholic Bishops held its annual conference in the neighbouring Archdioceses of St. Boniface and Winnipeg this year, as the gathering became one of many events in the celebrations for Catholica 200, undertaken by the Archdiocese of St. Boniface.



Faith

In Exile

Rolheiser

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

On celibacy: a personal testimony

Liturgy and Life

Michael Dougherty

By Michael Dougherty

Fifth Sunday of Lent, March 18

Welcome to Bishop Hansen

Commentary

Arts and Culture