Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

‘I am a child of God. That’s exactly who I am’

Father Deacon Andrew Bennett is on an ongoing quest to reveal how Indigenous culture and Christianity coexist harmoniously and authentically.

The Catholics of Portugal Cove-St. Philips, NL, who felt “betrayed” by the Archdiocese of St. John’s closing of Holy Rosary Church in October 2022 have attained a “moral victory” and a potential pathway to reopening their beloved church. 

With the framework of a national pharmacare program launched by the Liberal-NDP coalition, some are finding its initial focus on contraceptives a “deeply troubling” aspect of the deal.

Medical assistance in dying (MAiD) access for individuals solely living with a mental illness is officially delayed until March 17, 2027, as the Senate of Canada passed Bill C-62 at third reading Feb. 29.  

St. Peter’s Baldachin (Baldacchino in Italian) is undergoing its first major restoration since 1758, thanks to the efforts of the Knights of Columbus. 

Fr. Sajo Jacob of St. Pius X Parish in Calgary said the Relighting Lives Foundation he supports is passionate about “empowering youth and outreach to the poorest of the poor.”

Contributions to the non-profit organization, formerly the Path to Peace Foundation, support families struggling to address their basic needs, equipping families to become self-sufficient “through education and proper training by NGOs,” according to its website. 

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.