Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

A call to condemn the most recent arson attack on a Christian church — Feb. 9 at Blessed Sacrament Church in downtown Regina — failed to gain unanimous approval in the House of Commons.

More and more, parishes have been enlightening Canadians and encouraging them to join in the fight against expanding MAiD (medical assistance in dying).

“I will never forget you.” This is the official theme and rallying cry of the 2024 National March for Life on May 9 on Parliament Hill and in front of hubs of legislative power across Canada. 

Benefitting from over seven months of hindsight, Archbishop Guy Desrochers considers it auspicious that the first liturgical reading he heard in late June upon accepting his appointment to the Archdiocese of Moncton was God calling Abram — later Abraham — to set forth to a new land bravely.

The North American box office is off to a feeble start in 2024. January produced a total haul of $513.6 million. According to the media measurement and analytics company Comscore, this marks the worst performance for the first month of the year, outside of the COVID years, since 1999.

The federal government established a pathway for Bill C-62 — the legislation that, if passed by Parliament before March 17, will halt the expansion of Canada’s euthanasia regime for at least two years — to likely progress through the House of Commons before the end of Feb. 15. 

A suspected arson struck at Blessed Sacrament Parish in downtown Regina Feb. 9.

St. Mary of Egypt Refuge is embarking on the third year of its commitment to provide comfort and support for survivors of sex trafficking.

Alberta’s proposed parental rights policy is another step in parents regaining control of their children’s education —  in particular concerning a perceived overreach with gender ideology — from school bureaucrats, say its supporters.

The federal government is planning to delay its planned expansion of assisted suicide for individuals sole living with mental illness until March 2027.