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{mosimage} TORONTO — One of the pioneers of post-Vatican II church engagement with the political, founder of the Centre of Concern in Washington, former provincial of the Canadian Jesuits and one-time general secretary of the Canadian  Conference of Catholic Bishops will deliver the Regis College Chancellor’s Lecture Nov. 22.

Ontario bishops commission world religion textbook

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{mosimage}TORONTO - The Ontario Conference of Catholic Bishops has given the go ahead to write the first-ever Grade 11 world religion textbook from a Canadian Catholic perspective.

St. Jerome's installs leadership team

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{mosimage} WATERLOO, Ont. - New leadership has been officially installed at St. Jerome’s University, a Catholic liberal arts college federated with the University of Waterloo.

The rupture of Canada's multicultural mosaic

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{mosimage}MONTREAL - What kind of society won’t admit religion? Apparently Canada.

Douglas Farrow believes Canada’s grand experiment in multiculturalism is doomed. Or rather that it dooms its citizens to cultural relativism, a moral quagmire and the absence of true community.

Ontario school boards leave HPV decision up to parents

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HPV.jpgTORONTO - It appears most Catholic school boards in Ontario are on board with the province's plans to vaccinate girls against the HPV virus. It's predicted the vaccine will reduce cervical cancer rates by 70 per cent.

Halton board chair resigns

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{mosimage}As the Halton Catholic District School Board prepares to launch into the second year of its mandate, trustees are still huddling with private consultants in hopes of articulating a common vision and priorities.

Private health a question of ethics

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{mosimage}The market won’t save Canadian medicine, and Canadian Medical Association leaders who are suggesting private health insurance and a parallel system of private clinics and hospitals are ignoring the scientific evidence, said a Catholic doctor.

Province hands reins back to Dufferin-Peel board

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{mosimage}MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The funding formula war between Queen’s Park and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board ended just in time for the school year, and local trustees are claiming victory.

St. Mike’s grad ‘honoured’ by 9/11 memorial

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{mosimage}On June 10, 2006, the unveiling of the memorial to the Manhattan firefighters who had given their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Centre disaster took place. The New York Times described the memorial as “ bold, literal, almost neo-classical.” One important onlooker was University of St. Michael’s College graduate, Viggo Rambusch, a liturgical artist and restoration specialist whose firm created the memorial.

An election guide for Catholic voters

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{mosimage}Editor’s note: On Oct. 10, Ontario voters will return to the polls to choose a provincial government. In the run-up to the election, there will be numerous “election guides” issued by many different interest groups to highlight their particular concerns. While they all have their importance, The Catholic Register is using this opportunity to highlight the 2007 Election Guide issued by Catholic Charities of the archdiocese of Toronto.

Safe injection sites may fall to ideology

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{mosimage}An Evangelical Christian scientist, with the support of 134 scientists and public health officials, has challenged the federal government to either continue funding a safe injection site for drug addicts in Vancouver or admit ideology and not science is behind its decision to close down the three-year old InSite safe injection facility .