Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

February 29, 2024

Cash no longer king

As we move toward a cashless society, how will Canadians respond to a digital dollar?

Sofia Ranke knows she “can’t change the world” and singlehandedly eradicate the evil scourge of human trafficking. Nevertheless, she is determined to fight for victimized girls, women, boys and men by using the power of her voice. 

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (CCCB) Journey Through Lent video series is back for the second straight year, its third iteration since 2021.

Two years ago, Iryna Chaikovska, her husband and three children moved out of their apartment into a house near Bucha and Irpin in the Kyiv Oblast of northern Ukraine.

Lent is greeted by many as a time to curb the unnecessary busyness preventing them from experiencing a spiritual encounter with Jesus Christ.

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.