Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

In a biting letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the president of the Canadian bishops' conference called the government's new overseas abortion policy "a reprehensible example of Western cultural imperialism."

The season of Lent is all about preparing, which means there are plenty of to-do lists for Catholics as they count down the days to Easter Sunday and the Resurrection.

Bishop William McGrattan won’t pretend to be as “very bold” as his predecessor, but hopes to be just as steadfast as Bishop Fred Henry as he assumes leadership of Calgary’s diocese.

The Catholic Register's latest special feature is on higher Catholic education. Click here to check out all of our feature stories!

The Catholic Register is conducting its eighth annual Easter drawing contest. The top entry in each of 3 categories will receive a $75 gift certificate for a day at the movies. The winning drawings will appear in The Register’s Easter edition, April 21, 2019; and will appear on The Register’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

The Little Sisters of the Poor are returning to court to defend their exemption from the U.S. federal mandate that requires them to offer an employee health plan covering contraception, sterilizations and some drugs that can cause early abortions.

One of the more interesting annual exercises for just about any media website is to see which stories gathered the most attention over the last 12 months.

December 19, 2016

2016 Christmas Features

The Catholic Register's final special section of the year is our Christmas issue! Click here to read all of our holiday special features.

Nativity scenes are common during the Christmas season but few in Canada can match a stained glass window in a Winnipeg church for size and splendour.

For five decades, Fr. Thomas Raby held a very special place for readers of The Catholic Register. His weekly column — The Little World of Fr. Raby — was a favourite, with stories and messages that continue to resonate, even three years after his death at age 95. At right, we present one of his Christmas poems, which were a tradition for almost 40 years. As well, here is one of his Christmas columns, published Dec. 24, 1960, when the the Cold War was escalating.