CALGARY -- Grade 9 student Lidya Estifon was enjoying her lunch outside of St. Monica School in late January when she noticed a classmate without a coat. The temperature was -3 Celsius.

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We’re all guilty to some degree, aren’t we? I mean, guilty of taking things for granted.

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VATICAN CITY - Joy is not a word people usually associate with strict fasting and penance — unless they are Eastern-rite Catholics.

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VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis marked his 78th birthday by giving hundreds of sleeping bags to the homeless in Rome, Vatican officials said Dec. 18.

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They came by the thousands. Young and old, men and women, Francophone and English, the able-bodied and the infirm, they came despite the driving, biting snow and blustery wind to a church in Montreal in mid-December to bid farewell to hockey legend Jean Beliveau.

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