Showing respect for human dignity should never include the "false mercy" of helping someone prematurely end their life, Cardinal Thomas Collins told a packed audience Nov. 10 at the 37th annual Cardinal's Dinner in Toronto.

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Toronto's Fr. Michael Brehl has earned a resounding vote to confidence from his fellow Redemptorists, who have given him another six-year term as Superior General of the Congregation of Most Holy Redeemer.

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TORONTO – For hockey fans of a few different generations, Red Kelly represents the very best of the game and the NHL.

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When the Holocaust was still a gleam in Adolf Hitler’s twisted, paranoid eye, there was one American Catholic with a little bit of Canadian heritage mixed in who saw what was coming and did his best to warn the world.

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TORONTO – On a busy downtown street in Toronto, a lofting melody carries out from a Solemn High Mass at St. Patrick’s parish.

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The joy of faith, while usually not associated with sports, can be seen in the journey of the Father John Redmond High School Redhawks cheerleading team.

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TORONTO – At Notre Dame High School, some things never change.

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On a busy Bloor Street sidewalk outside a 174-year-old downtown Toronto church sits the likeness of a familiar figure wrapped in a stranger’s cloak.

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TORONOTO – For Michael McGouran, attending the 100th anniversary of Toronto’s St. Monica Catholic School this month is much more than a pleasant trip down memory lane.

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Toronto and Hamilton parishes are celebrating the month of October with a new exhibit on Marian apparitions from around the world.

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TORONTO – The community at the Marian Shrine of Gratitude in Toronto is growing in strength and numbers despite a looming closure.

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TORONTO – When Elizabeth Carrillo was five, she arrived in Canada with her mother, at the time pregnant with her son Brian. The FCJ Refugee Centre literally became the family’s home.

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TORONTO – Today, millions of pilgrims from around the world travel to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal each year to venerate the statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. And in a way, the statue has made its own pilgrimage around the world to meet with the faithful.

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TORONTO – Young adults learned some of the rich history of the Sisters of St. Joseph and their contributions to Toronto in a dash around the city’s core Sept. 24.

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There are two types of foundations that support a cathedral like St. Michael’s. There is the stone and mortar laid by dedicated workers. And there is the foundation of faith that, in the case of Toronto’s mother church, was cemented by a fledgling Catholic population that included Loretto sisters who gave their lives to help establish the Church in Upper Canada.

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