Another $500 million in Catholic investment funds world wide have been pulled out of oil, gas and coal, including the portfolios of two of Canada’s most prominent religious orders.

Fantasy camp turns boys into men of God

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Welcome to Lumenorus, a mythical realm populated by heroes and villains contesting for dominion over its several kingdoms, the most sought after being the Kingdom of Arcātheos.

The many lives of Rabbi Dow Marmur

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“When I open my eyes in the morning, my tradition bids me to thank God for having restored me to consciousness. Nothing is owed to me. Not only life itself but daily living is a gift to be cherished, acknowledged and appreciated. The primary function of prayer is gratitude and celebration.”

Ideology threatens Church unity, Pope Francis tells Canadian Jesuits

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The unity of the Catholic Church's bishops is fundamental in correcting past wrongs and in confronting challenges today, Pope Francis said.

Saint Paul’s boosts immigrant health workers over barriers

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Like many internationally trained health-care professionals who immigrate to Canada, Dr. Sahar Zohni struggled to find a clear pathway into the Canadian medical system.

Camp helps newcomers adjust to new life

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While with students at a local park during a summer day camp for newcomers and their families, English as a Second Language (ESL) resource teacher Christine Ignas was handed a cell phone. It was the father from one of the families in the camp who wanted to speak with her. 

Ontario nurse given religious exemption for vaccine

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It’s unclear as to whether an Ontario nurse who received a religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination based on Catholic faith will set a precedent for others arguing on similar grounds. 

Pope Francis calls on Indigenous youth to shine brightly

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As Pope Francis concluded his intensive five-day pilgrimage of reconciliation on Canadian soil, he spoke directly to Inuit youth in Iqaluit and offered them three pieces of advice: keep walking upwards, come to the light each day and be part of a team.

Pope Francis says he’s been enriched’ by Canada’s Indigenous

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On the final day of Pope Francis’ pilgrimage of penance, one of healing and reconciliation, he says it is he who has been “enriched” by the experience.

Pope Francis poses three challenges to Canada at Quebec vespers service

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If Canadian Catholics were looking for a roadmap to reconciliation, Pope Francis laid it out for them at a vespers prayer service in Quebec City’s exquisite Notre Dame Basilica Cathedral on a rainy Thursday evening.