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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is not shy about showing his love for Mary in public and, like many Latin American bishops, he strongly has resisted attempts to dismiss as superstitious or "simple," in a negative sense, popular devotion to the mother of God.

Fatima at 100 – Recap of Pope Francis’ trip

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Missed our coverage of Pope Francis' trip to Fatima for the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions? Click here to check them out.

Fatima relics create a special connection for Toronto parish

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While Pope Francis and countless thousands of Catholics flock to Portugal this week to celebrate one of the most famous Marian devotions in the world, a little piece of Fatima can be found in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Catholic Education Special Section

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This week is Catholic Education Week! Click here to check out all of our feature stories on Catholic Education.

Canadian Coptic Christians ponder the future of their faith back in Egypt

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TORONTO – A 13-year-old girl with long, flowing black hair and dark eyes stands poised at the head of a massive church hall, flanked by a bishop and several priests. More than a hundred community members sit before her.

Living in multi-faith Canada is a real-life challenge for Muslims

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The worst of it was the day Sumaiya Desai went grocery shopping with her then eight-year-old son.

The Catholic Register launches archive

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One of the most memorable front pages in the history of The Catholic Register was from Sept. 22, 1984.

Mom follows her son into the Catholic Church

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OTTAWA – Vera Shroff has been fascinated by Catholicism since she was a little girl in India, despite being raised in one of the world’s most ancient religions.

Historic images of Good Friday procession portray a community of faith

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When St. Francis of Assisi pastor Fr. Jimmy Zammit looks at Vincenzo Pietropaolo’s photographs he sees the faith of his community.

Call to Service Feature

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