Adaptability is the name of the game for the Diocese of Calgary and the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) during the ongoing state of emergency sparked by a rupture in the city’s water main on June 5 and the discovery ten days later of five additional hot spots requiring repair.

Archdiocese of Vancouver and Kamloops First Nation release Sacred Covenant on Indigenous Peoples Day

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The Sacred Covenant signed on Easter Sunday by the Archdiocese of Vancouver and Kamloops First Nation was made public on Friday, National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Interfaith group calls for protection of places of worship

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A deepening polarization in Canadian society and increased vandalism against houses of worship has led to an interfaith call for the federal government to provide more robust protection of religious institutions.

For 50 years, York U chaplaincy grows the faith

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Much has changed over the past 50 years, but at York University, one constant is the presence of its Catholic chaplaincy.

Plotting Steubenville return to Toronto

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With the Steubenville Toronto youth conference seemingly burned out and faded away, the symposium that provides teens the chance to encounter Christ looks to be slowly finding new life after a four-year hiatus. 

New Pembroke bishop prepares for latest chapter in journey

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It has been a chaotic few weeks for Fr. Michael Brehl, the leader of the Canadian Redemptorists who was appointed the newest Bishop for the Diocese of Pembroke June 11. 

For three decades, Street Patrol feeds Toronto's homeless

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St. Patrick’s Summer Street Patrol program is returning for a 29th year of service next month as part of a continued effort to provide full stomachs and smiling faces to Toronto’s most vulnerable. 

Archdiocese of Toronto clergy changes for 2024

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Clergy changes for the Archdiocese of Toronto, as of June 26 unless otherwise noted.

Religious research hub launched at UWaterloo

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Stirred by hearing so often over the years that many people know nothing about the Canadian religious landscape, Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme pitched some University of Waterloo colleagues the idea of forming a new scholarly institute on religion. 

Long-suffering Mount Cashel victims settlements on hold, again

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The passing of another plaintiff in the Mount Cashel abuse case further highlights the repeated delays that have continually cropped up in the legal process. Monetary restitution not received is ultimately justice denied.

Vancouver Catholic hospital faces MAiD ‘conundrum’

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More than half a year has now passed since the British Columbia government ordered Vancouver Coastal Health to build a euthanasia facility next to St. Paul’s Hospital, thereby doing an end run around the Catholic hospital’s principled opposition to assisted suicide.