Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

As Nova Scotians received a welcome dose of good news on June 5 that the overall wildfire situation across the province has been contained and many of the evacuees were authorized to return to their homes, the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth continued to call for prayer for those affected.

Survivors of abuse at the Mount Cashel orphanage in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, and by clergy from the Archdiocese of St. John’s through the years, are poised to receive a financial settlement from the archdiocese by the end of the year.

The Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools’ (GSCS) downtown office was vandalized May 29 following the leaking of an internal email asking principals to avoid the “Rainbow Tent” at a children’s festival.

The Calgary Police Service (CPS) is on the hunt for a man who deliberately started a fire and assaulted two men at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Calgary.

It appears that James Kitchen will have to wait until nearly the end of the summer to substantively challenge the suspension of St. Joseph’s High School student Josh Alexander in provincial court.

If you ask Toronto’s retired archbishop Cardinal Thomas Collins or celebrated Canadian Catholic sculptor Timothy Schmalz to discuss the legacy of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), they will likely wax poetic about the famous Catholic Italian poet, writer and philosopher.

Toronto Archbishop Francis Leo fondly recalled his childhood encounters with missionaries.

A 32-day campaign to raise funds to save the historic, deconsecrated St. Bernard Church in Digby County, N.S., has fallen more than $2 million short of its intended target.

Two High Prairie, Alta., men are facing charges of arson and break and enter to commit theft after fire destroyed St. Bernard Church, built in 1901, in Grouard, Alta., on May 22.

By a vote of 6-4, the York Catholic District School Board voted against raising the Pride flag at the Catholic Education Centre in Aurora, Ont., for the month of June.