Catholics are getting ready to play a role in the post-COVID look at what went wrong in long-term care, but that response is divided between a walk-softly approach and others demanding radical change.

Canadian archbishop gets third pallium

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VATICAN CITY -- Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa-Cornwall is preparing to retire, but first he is planning a liturgy where he will receive the pallium. Again.

Hamilton CYO’s future hangs in balance

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The Catholic Youth Organization in Hamilton has been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, so much so that it’s at the point of wondering if it will be able to carry on beyond this summer.

Register earns 14 awards at event honouring Christian journalism

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The Catholic Register earned 14 awards June 26 at an online ceremony honouring excellence in Christian journalism in Canada.

Assumption building bridges to the future

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Just a five-minute walk away from the Ambassador Bridge, Assumption University in Windsor, Ont., has become a vital community bridge on its own, according to newly installed principal John Cappucci.

Ontario education funding given a boost

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It’s unclear exactly what Ontario classrooms are going to look like in the fall with the realities of COVID-19, but one certainty for school boards is an extra $736 million in funding from the province.

Living the dream

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July 1 marks the six-year anniversary of the Canada Day that the Del Rosario family became Canadian citizens.

Religious persecution focus shifts to Africa

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Aid to the Church in Need and its 330,000 donors world-wide are responding to the changing world of religious persecution.

Fix ‘serious, systemic flaws’ in long-term care now

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The churches and other faith groups which run food banks, shelters and other social programs want the government to start fixing Ontario’s long-term care homes now, even before convening a commission to look at the system.

Mixed reviews for Canada’s anti-slavery bill

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Everybody agrees modern slavery must end, but Canadian Catholics can’t quite agree on how best to accomplish that objective.

Five Clerics of Saint-Viateur in Quebec face sex abuse charges

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Five members of the Clerics of Saint-Viateur in Quebec have been arrested for alleged sexual abuse of boys over three decades.