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September 2004

Sanctuary in the spotlight

By David Wilson

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June 2004

The greatest myth ever told

By Donna Sinclair

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June 2004

Residential school surviviors come home

By Keith Howard

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June 2004

Spanking: Why a good smack isn't

By Jocelyn Bell

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May 2004

Lobbying for hope on Parliament Hill

By David Wilson

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May 2004

Letter from Stoneville-Change Islands, Nfld.

By Joy Elliott

a rich and busy life from any point of view

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May 2004

Pruning our busy lives

By Rt. Rev. David Giuliano

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April 2004

The Resurrection

By Peter Short

life stirred up out of the dust

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April 2004

Angola: Will peace hold this time?

By Gary Kenny

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April 2004

The Cherfi arrest: sanctuary violated

By Donna Sinclair

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March 2004

Seeing the world for ourselves

By Louise Graves

the Philippines

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March 2004

Confronting the stigma of HIV/AIDS

By Douglas John Hall

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February 2004

The gift of grandparents

By Various Writers

reader response samples

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February 2004

With a full stomach and a growing mind

By Mike Milne

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February 2004

In the pulpit and isolated

By Jocelyn Bell

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January 2004

A new generation, a new need to discern our call

By Donna Sinclair

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January 2004

To journey, to discern

By Donna Sinclair

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January 2004

Waiting for whispers, searching for signs

By Peter Short

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January 2004

Making fitness a matter of faith

By Donna Sinclair

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January 2004

The invisible Palestinians

By Hugh Mccullum

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January 2004

Salvadorans ask: "What price gold?"

By Heather Fraser

"What price gold?"

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January 2004

In search of a theology that fits

By Donna Sinclair

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January 2004

Not liable, but still responsible

By David Wilson

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January 2004

How the residential schools deal got done

By David Wilson

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January 2004

Weaving the fabric of faith

By Mike Milne

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January 2004

Part-time pastor, full-time job

By Mike Milne

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January 2004

Healthy in body and spirit

By Sarah Mcquillen

creating a home for healing

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December 2003

Who is it that we see at Christmas?

By Keith Howard

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June 2003

A violent corner in a violent world

By Shauna Morgan

Interviews

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Why this woman is leaving the Catholic Church in her 60s

by Angela Mombourquette

After a lifetime devoted to Catholicism, a Nova Scotia teacher is settling in with the United Church of Canada. Here, she explains why.

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Editorials

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Observations: It’s a long road toward full equality for women

by Jocelyn Bell

'It’s a wonder that we continue to see male ministers as normative and attach shame to female ministers’ biology and sexuality.'

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Video

ObserverDocs: Playing by Heart

by Observer Staff

United Church music director Kara Shaw was born prematurely, became almost totally blind and was later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Today, the 28-year-old showcases her unique musical ability, performing piano on local and national stages.

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Faith

May 2018

Toronto church builds interfaith friendship

by Vivien Fellegi

Faith

May 2018

This parent found no support for her autistic daughter — and decided to change that

by Kieran Delamont

Suzanne Allen talks about raising a daughter on the autism spectrum and bringing all autistic girls together

Faith

May 2018

Church retreat helps first responders with PTSD

by Joe Martelle

Interviews

May 2018

Why this woman is leaving the Catholic Church in her 60s

by Angela Mombourquette

After a lifetime devoted to Catholicism, a Nova Scotia teacher is settling in with the United Church of Canada. Here, she explains why.

Ethics

May 2018

Pregnant in the pulpit

by Trisha Elliott

Ministers who take a maternity leave still face discrimination in their own congregations

Interviews

May 2018

The two words Rev. Cheri DiNovo wants to hear from the United Church

by Alex Mlynek

The Toronto minister talks about her disappointment over the church’s silence when she officiated the country’s first legalized same-sex marriage 17 years ago – and why she wants an apology.

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