WASHINGTON – A long-time Vatican spokesman has admitted to passing off the writing of others as his own, and apologized for plagiarizing.

Storm erupts over hiring of pro-euthanasia doctor at Catholic hospital in Ottawa

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OTTAWA – Despite granting privileges to a palliative care physician who supports Canada’s euthanasia law, the Catholic identity of Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital is not threatened, said Ottawa’s archbishop.

Canada's new attorney general puts euthanasia expansion on ice

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OTTAWA – Euthanasia opponents welcomed news that Canada’s new Attorney General David Lametti says the Liberal government has no plans to expand access to assisted suicide in the near future.

Citizens for Public Justice Lenten campaign puts carbon on hit list

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As the federal government finds itself embroiled in battles with a number of provinces over its introduction of a price on carbon, Citizens for Public Justice wants to let it know there are many in the faith community that support government efforts dealing with climate change.

Bracing for impact: A four-per-cent cut would trim $1 billion from Ontario's education budget

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As Ontario budget consultations wrapped up Feb. 8, Liz Stuart questioned how much of a conversation really took place.

Young missionaries discover rich faith and generosity in Canada’s North

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EDMONTON – A group of young Catholic missionaries is getting a reality check of what life is like in the North.And they’re bringing their gifts and testimonies to the youth who need it most.

Archbishop Prendergast admits separate pro-life events show ‘divided’ movement

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OTTAWA – Plans for a pro-life march in Toronto on the same day as the National March for Life in Ottawa is evidence the movement is “divided,” says Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast.

Religious beliefs at centre of Christian couple’s dispute with child services agency

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OTTAWA – The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) has warned an Ontario child services agency it could face legal action for discriminating against a Christian couple.

Chinese new year is off to optimistic start

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Vancouver – As billions of people around the world prepared to celebrate the Lunar New Year on Feb. 5, a pastor in Surrey, B.C., was also taking the opportunity to celebrate another significant milestone for the local Chinese community.

Pro-life views deemed problematic for volunteer Ottawa transit post

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OTTAWA – A pro-life group is calling for the resignation of an Ottawa city councillor who opposed a candidate for Ottawa’s Transit Commission because of his pro-life beliefs.

Court date set after Lethbridge pulled five ads promoting pro-life message

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EDMONTON – The lawyer representing Lethbridge Pro-Life says the right to free speech is at stake in a judicial review which will come before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench this fall after the City of Lethbridge rejected five pro-life ads on Lethbridge Transit.