Verbatim

Verbatim is a weekly feature of The Catholic Register consisting of word-for-word excerpts or transcripts on a compelling topic of the moment. Texts are edited only for style consistency and length.

A letter from Toronto Archbishop Francis Leo posted on the archdiocesan web site earlier this month.

Nicole Scheild is executvie director of Canadian Physicians for Life. This is taken from an eblast she sent to supporters earlier this year.

An essay by Nolan Scharper featured in 'Generation Laudato Si’: Catholic Youth on Living Out an Ecological Spirituality', edited by Rebecca Rathbone and Simon Appolloni, published this year by Novalis. 

MPP Jamie West during Question Period, April 18, at Queen’s Park.

Excerpt from the introduction to Pope John Paul II’s encyclical The Gospel of Life.

A presentation to the Regis-St. Michael’s Faculty of Theology Graduate Pro-Seminar by Kyle Ferguson, a second-year PhD student at the University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto School of Theology, on March 1.

The text of the address by Pope Francis to the editorial board of the television program A Sua Immagine, which airs on the Italian national broadcaster Radiotelevisione italiana.

Proceedings from the House of Commons as reported in Hansard

Transcript of the presentation by Ilora Finlay, Barroness Finlay of Llandhoff, a member of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, professor of palliative medicine, and a Welsh medical doctor, to the Canadian Parliament’s Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying.

A blogpost by Catherine Clifford, a theolgy professor at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, on the synodal process.

Greetings Message to the People of God in the Archdiocese of Toronto from Archbishop-designate Most Rev. Francis Leo