Calgary Bishop Fred Henry said he knew it was time to retire when his pain became constant and his posture became stooped to the point that “my feet are much more familiar to me than the sky.”

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OTTAWA — Calgary Bishop-elect William Terrence McGrattan shares a special bond with retiring Bishop Fred Henry, whom he will replace when he is installed as Calgary’s new shepherd Feb. 27.

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OTTAWA – Years of suffering from “severe chronic pain” have forced one of Canada’s most outspoken bishops to relinquish his ministry.

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Maltese bishops have cast aside Catholic teachings

Dorothy Cummings McLean reacts to Malta’s bishops allowing some divorced, remarried Catholics to receive sacraments.

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‘Christian life is a daily struggle against temptation’

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

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