Canadian Catholic News

Canadian Catholic News

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia's bishops have broken their collective silence following the May 9 win by the Mahathir Mohamad-led opposition, calling it a golden opportunity to set the nation on a new course.

Crying, hugging and shaking their heads in disbelief, the people of Humboldt, Sask. gathered at the local hockey arena April 8 for an inter-faith service to mourn 15 people who died after the bus carrying the town’s junior hockey team collided with a truck.

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) – As it loses its grip in the Middle East, the Islamic State is finding a foothold in Somalia, said a bishop who oversees the Catholic Church in the troubled country.

OTTAWA – The role of faith will not be left behind as Canada marks its 150th birthday in 2017.

Priests should withhold the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick to people who have requested assisted suicide or euthanasia, according to pastoral guidelines issued by the bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories.