Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

Ruane is a former Youth Editor at The Catholic Register. She attended Ryerson University's Master of Journalism program and studied Professional Writing with a Biology minor at York University. Follow her on Twitter @RuaneRemy.

To people who say they oppose abortion except in cases of rape, Mary Ellen Douglas would like to introduce them to Rebecca Kiessling. She is the “except,” a child conceived by rape.

TORONTO - Despite religious differences, people are capable of showing one another love, compassion and mercy, says Jari Qudrat. These qualities, he says, are attributed to God, and it is God who is at the heart of the World Religions Conference.

Toronto - Ontario will make celebration of the life of Pope John Paul II on annual event following passage of legislation naming a day in his honour.

Toronto’s St. Casimir’s parish hopes to send 60 to 70 young Polish descendants to their ancestral homeland for World Youth Day from July 26 to 31, 2016, a week that that is set to inspire Catholic youth from around the world in Kraków, Poland.

Walk through the tea estates of Darjeeling and meet the families who have spent generations harvesting the leaves that may end up steeped in Canadian cups. Meet the children of the lowest caste who, with classical musical instruments, literally play their way through school and then out of poverty.

Catholics know the Virgin Mary well as mother, but not as daughter, woman or wife. The film Mary of Nazareth extrapolates from what is known of the Immaculate Conception to explore the life of a Jewish girl famous for saying yes to God.

TORONTO - Toronto’s inaugural Steubenville conference has already sold out, months in advance.

TORONTO When churches have a stained glass emergency — imagine a rock thrown through hundred-year- old glass — they call Mansu Han, artist, craftsman and stained glass superhero.

TORONTO - High school students flocked to Toronto’s University of St. Michael’s College to learn how they can engage with what Paul Klotz calls “the most important human rights and social justice issue of our time” — the right to life.

TORONTO - Julie Wright met her husband Doug during her second year in university. She had enrolled in an introduction to philosophy class and he was her teaching assistant. But they only started dating once the course was over. It was an ethics class, after all, she jokes.