Bishop Grandin’s legacy under intense scrutiny

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi called upon the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) and the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) to devise new names for Bishop Grandin High School and Langevin School respectively.

Pope Francis to meet with Canadian Indigenous delegation this year

By Catholic Register Staff

A meeting between Pope Francis and a delegation of Canadian Indigenous people at the Vatican is being planned and expected before the end of the year.

We all share in this ‘tragic episode,’ say theologians

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

In morning headlines and evening newscasts the 215 unmarked graves on the Tk’emlups te Sewepemc First Nation are a scandal and a tragedy. While Catholics certainly know this to be true, the Church must also confront its theological failures, several theologians told The Catholic Register.

Hatred condemned in wake of attack

By Catholic Register Staff

Canada’s Catholic bishops have called for condemnation by the faithful of acts of violence and extremism against all faith traditions.

Hate act should ‘scandalize’ Catholics

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Catholics should be “openly scandalized” by the “horrific act of hatred” that saw a Muslim family of five run down on a sidewalk because they were identifiably Muslim, said the director of the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute Deacon Andrew Bennett.

Trudeau’s comments ‘unhelpful’ to Indigenous reconciliation

By Catholic Register Staff

Cardinal Thomas Collins said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s call for the Catholic Church to step up its responsibility for residential schools is “unhelpful” to the reconciliation process.

Church leaders pledge support for Muslims after 'hate' attack on family

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OTTAWA -- Faith communities and politicians condemned an attack on a Muslim family in London, Ontario, that police have labeled a hate crime.

MPs ‘unprepared’ for rational talk on abortion

By Brian Dryden, Canadian Catholic News

OTTAWA -- While Canadians are still having conversations around abortion, the latest vote in the House of Commons shows the nation’s lawmakers don’t want to hear what is being said, pro-life organizations say.

Prayers, sorrow offered for Kamloops children

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis led hundreds of pilgrims and visitors in St. Peter’s Square in a moment of silent prayer for the Indigenous children who died in Canadian residential schools and for their grieving families.

In-person Masses return to Ontario

By Catholic Register Staff

Step One of Ontario’s reopening plan is in effect as of June 11 and will see a return to worship services much like they were after earlier openings following pandemic lockdowns.

Pope Francis names new nuncio to Canada

By Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis named Slovenia Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic to be the new nuncio to Canada.