Medicine in Canada has been undermined by the most permissive assisted dying laws in the world, physician and medical ethicist Sr. Nuala Kenny told about 150 Catholics gathered at the University of Toronto’s Regis College on Oct. 4.

Physicians offer support to pro-life undergrads

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For the first time in nearly 20 years of pro-life medical conferences, Canadian Physicians for Life will offer a pre-conference event for students thinking about applying to medical schools.

After partygoers create mayhem, students step up to repair garden

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Students in London, Ont., learned a valuable lesson about loving your neighbour.

After an unsanctioned homecoming street party destroyed the garden of a beloved neighbour, students from Western University, King’s University College and Brescia College came to the rescue.

Vatican: Canada did not seek extradition for diplomat with porn charges

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VATICAN – Canadian authorities did not request the extradition of a Vatican diplomat who has been charged by police in Canada of accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography, a Vatican spokesman said.

Bubble zone legislation is 'simply wrong'

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Bubble zone legislation proposed to keep protesters away from abortion clinics in Ontario is “an unjust denial of freedom of expression and Charter rights,” according to Ontario Civil Liberties Association executive director Joe Hickey.

Province targets pro-life seniors

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The Ontario government is trying to reimpose a lapsed, 23-year-old temporary injunction against 16 aging pro-life protesters.

Alberta court rules against university student pro-life group

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The University of Alberta Pro-Life student group is planning to appeal after a provincial court ruled in favour of the university’s decision to charge $17,500 in security fees as a condition to host a public event on campus.

Archbishop LeGatt releases report on state of diocese to the public

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In what may be a first for transparency in the Canadian Catholic Church, St. Boniface Archbishop Albert LeGatt has publicly released a 108-page report on the state of his bilingual diocese in Manitoba.

Assisted suicide on the rise in Canada, report shows

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OTTAWA – Euthanasia and assisted suicide deaths in Canada could soon exceed the rates of such deaths in Belgium and the Netherlands, warns the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.

Mustard Seed spreads welcoming message for Thanksgiving

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Sr. Gwen Smith is singing about shoo-fly pie and apple pan dowdy.

Quebec Catholic Church mulls questions about transgender godparents

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QUEBEC CITY – Andrea was baffled when her friend asked her to be the godmother of her newborn baby. She would have said "Yes" right away, but things are not that simple for her. She has been a woman for only a little more than a year.