Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

My family and I visited the Holy Land more than 40 years ago and witnessed discriminatory treatment of Palestinians. After 75 years of such treatment, the Oct.7 event should not be a surprise.

February 29, 2024

Wisdom wanted

I would dearly like to see a regular column by Rev. Andrew Bennett alongside Fr. Scott Lewis.

A meditation on The Flavour of God written by Jason Openo, a permanent diaconate candidate in Medicine Hat, Alta., and posted on the Diocese of Calgary blog.

Pope Francis’ address to a delegation from “La Diaconie de la Beauté” at the beginning of Lent.

February 22, 2024

All are human

With regard to your Jan. 21, 2024 editorial “On the side of real justice,” I am a United Church minister and I do not disagree totally with your stance.

Canada’s Catholic bishops have joined Christian counterparts in marking the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with an invitation for all to join in praying for peace. 

Overview of the legal action filed Feb. 2, by Montreal Archbishop Christian Lépine to prevent Quebec forcing MAiD into a palliative care centre in former church still owned by the Archdiocese.

February 15, 2024

Right and wrong

Deacon Andrew Bennett was certainly right in his Feb. 11 column to correct my error in generalizing the “approval” understanding of blessings as being “corrupted and secularized.” I was unaware of the Eastern understanding of blessings. An online commenter graciously corrected me after my article was published.

An excerpt from Pope Francis’ message for Lent “Through the Desert God leads us to Freedom.”

February 8, 2024

Healing and peace

Today we are faced with unbelievable violence in the Holy Land. We who follow the nonviolent Jesus can feel only deep pain, and an urgent call to bring an end to the violence both of Hamas and the Israeli government.