Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News

Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News

Deborah Waters Gyapong has been a journalist and novelist for more than 20 years. She has worked in print, radio and television, including 12 years as a producer for CBC TV's news and current affairs programming. She currently covers religion and politics primarily for Catholic and Evangelical newspapers.

OTTAWA - A Catholic public servant has lost her court battle to have her union dues diverted to charity.
OTTAWA - Pembroke Bishop Richard Smith said he was surprised to be appointed as archbishop of Edmonton, but he trusts that God will give him the grace to serve where he is called.
OTTAWA - Who are we? What does it mean to be Canadian? Questions of Canadian identity have frequently occupied pundits, academics and politicians. Now the Conservative government is getting involved.
OTTAWA - The Alliance for Marriage and Family filed an application Mar. 5 to appeal the so-called Three Parents Case to the Supreme Court of Canada.
MONTREAL - Catholics played a key role in the development of  Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, yet increasingly the Catholic Church is seen at odds with the so-called rights revolution that in 2005 brought the legalization of same-sex marriage.

OTTAWA - The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) says a recent call by Canadian obstetricians and gynecologists for all women to be offered prenatal genetic screening is a “disturbing step toward eugenics in our society.”

{mosimage}OTTAWA - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace delivered 153,000 postcards to Parliament Hill Oct. 24, urging the Conservative government to ensure Canadian mining companies act responsibly when operating abroad.

{mosimage}OTTAWA - “Families, where are the saints of the third millennium?”

That question forms the title of the Catholic Organization for Life and Family’s (COLF) annual message to families for 2007, challenging families to pass the faith on to the next generation.

{mosimage}OTTAWA - The annual Collection for the Needs of the Church to fund the activities of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops will take place Sept. 30, 2007.

{mosimage}MONTREAL - Cardinal Marc Ouellet hopes the 2008 Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City next June will revive Canada’s Christian roots and reverse the effects of secularization.