Doctors and homeless advocates are demanding government action to address what they call an inadequate response to COVID-19 outbreaks among Toronto’s homeless.

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When retired nurse Hedda Canlas first heard about the outbreak of COVID-19 in Canada, her response was immediate. “Can I volunteer?” she wondered.

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Sculptor Timothy Schmalz was staring straight into the face of Lucifer when he decided he must carry on with his annual Easter tradition.

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The uncertainty surrounding lifting restrictions to stem the spread of the coronavirus is beginning to take a toll on Canada’s shrines and religious pilgrimages.

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VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis, the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses and local organizers have agreed to postpone by one year the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, the Vatican announced April 23.

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STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- In response to the unprecedented economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Franciscan University of Steubenville announced it will cover the remainder of tuition costs, after scholarships and grants have been applied, for the fall 2020 semester for all incoming full-time undergraduate students enrolled in its on-campus programs.

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Throughout this pandemic lockdown, everyone must be going through a range of emotions at various times, from fear and anxiety to frustration and lethargy.

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ROME -- Dozens of refugees sheltering in an abandoned office building have tested positive for the coronavirus, triggering concerns for the welfare of the hundreds more still living there in crowded and unsanitary conditions.

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Economic disruption due to COVID-19 has brought business to a near standstill for Catholic merchandise retailers across the Greater Toronto Area.

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Canadians of faith are turning towards God more often to help them get through the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an Angus Reid survey.

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OTTAWA -- The annual National March for Life planned for May 14 in the nation’s capital has been cancelled.

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As people grapple with the new realties of daily life ravaged by COVID-19, it’s hard to believe the world will ever be the same.

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VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has joined a growing movement that believes the COVID-19 crisis should become a catalyst to consider a universal basic wage to guarantee everyone a minimum income.

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A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Toronto’s St. Joseph’s Health Centre. 

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In an average year, the Knights Table in Brampton, Ont., serves 79,000 meals to individuals and families in need in its community.

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