Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pope Quits His Day Job

After a short papacy, Pope Benedict XVI, formerly known as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, announced he would be resigning as pope on February 28, 2013. There were many aspects that made this story newsworthy, the least of which was its unexpectedness. … Continue reading

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The Resignation of Pope Benedict

  The very fact that you are reading this poses an interesting question: Why exactly is the resignation of a far-away religious figure in an increasingly agnostic world such big news? Being Canadian, and hearing about this Vatican City event … Continue reading

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        I’m a student getting my degree through Grant MacEwan University’s “Bachelor of Applied Communications in Professional Writing” program.  One of the courses I’m taking to fulfill my degree’s requirements is called “The Media and the Message.”  A … Continue reading

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