Pope Francis’ goal of a more synodal Church, hearing the voices of all the faithful, may be a sign of both progress and the lack thereof when it comes to the role and representation of women.

‘Temporary’ Mass freeze for New Brunswick and P.E.I.

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Churches in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island will be closed this weekend as the Martime provinces grapple with increased cases of COVID-19 due to the Omicron variant.

Pandemic or not, St. Peter’s parish is there for those in need

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Quite simply, pandemic restrictions or not, St. Peter’s Church in Nanaimo, B.C., will not shirk its duty to look out for the needy in society.

Border deaths show need to repeal Safe Third Country Agreement

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Four die in Manitoba field, Florida man charged with human smuggling

Mandatory vaccines? Educators have no doubts

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The people who work in Catholic schools don’t think there ought to be any uncertainty over whether or not the kids in classrooms are vaccinated.

Solidarity key in COVID fight, Dr. Moore tells Royackers Lecture

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Ontario’s long battle with COVID has climaxed and will significantly wind down between now and March, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Kieran Moore told a virtual audience Jan. 19.

Cold air Masses bring faithful together

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Fr. Emanuel Zetino snapped the photograph that has been striking an emotional chord with Canadian Catholic social media users in recent weeks.

Family aims to bring its angel home

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The Jobin family, parents Marc and Carole and their nine children, have many dreams, but the greatest right now is to unite the entire family under one roof.

Evading Church role harms reconciliation

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Repeated comments from bishops, priests and highly placed Catholics minimizing damage caused by the residential school system risk torpedoing efforts at reconciliation, warns a high-profile Indigenous scholar and former judge.

Rise in digital donations a pandemic ‘blessing’

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The pandemic has brought unprecedented reliance on the digital world to the forefront, and the Catholic Church has not been exempt.

Outdoor Mass circumvents Quebec church restrictions

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In the weeks since Quebec’s indoor Mass ban took effect, some Catholics are making do by embracing the outdoor religious celebrations available to them.