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Vilma Cortellucci-Fiuza was battling nerves as she stepped up to speak in front of the Holy Father.

Don't close doors to refugees, church leaders say after Mideast trip

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VATICAN CITY – Given the ongoing crises in the Middle East, North American, European and other Western nations will need to be more generous in coming to the aid of refugees and displaced peoples, said two prominent church leaders.

Why Catholic teaching on marriage matters for society

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TRIESTE, Italy – As Catholics continue to debate pastoral and doctrinal approaches to marriage, they should remember that the Catholic approach to marriage and the Eucharist has a direct impact on what the Church teaches about society as a whole, an expert on the Church’s social teaching has said.

Understanding Islam: Pontifical institute fosters study, dialogue

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VATICAN CITY – Between their morning cappuccino and their evening plate of pasta, a group of Catholic students from around the world are studying Arabic and Islam in the heart of Rome's Trastevere neighbourhood.

Higher Education Special Section

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University is a perfect setting to find ‘likeness of God’

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Pursuing higher education at the university level offers the opportunity to grow nearer to God.

After 10 years, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom finally approved to grant degrees

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After more than 10 years of talking and waiting, and more talking and waiting, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy finally received provisional approval to award Bachelor’s degrees in Catholic studies.

Catholic universities work together to help send students abroad

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“We don’t grow intellectually until we’re exposed to different points of view, different cultures, or people we simply don’t agree with,” said Basilian Fr. Terry Kersch, president of St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta.

St. Peter's Seminary is going back to the future

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St. Peter’s Seminary is returning to its original vision, said Fr. Peter Keller, formation director and head of the seminary’s ongoing renovations project.

Campion College marks centennial with commitment to future

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REGINA – For a century, Campion College has stayed faithful to its mission to educate Catholics in Saskatchewan’s capital city, first as a Catholic high school, and since 1968 as the Catholic college federated with the University of Regina.

Toronto Catholic board's anti-bullying app set for launch

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Toronto’s Catholic school board is giving victims and witnesses the option of anonymity when reporting incidents thanks to a new smartphone application.