“Azadeh’s” 30 days in immigration detention began as a time “of hope and protection” but quickly deteriorated to one of worry, according to the mental health researcher who tracked the 11-year-old refugee’s time in detention.

As restrictions lift, parishes excited to reconnect

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Fr. Paul Kavanagh is excited about the developments for Alberta places of worship in recent weeks and the promise of what lies around the corner.

Fr. Vito: big man, bigger smile

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Fr. Vito Marziliano, a big man with a permanent smile who had only friends and no acquaintances, died of a sudden heart attack in his Brampton, Ont., parish office Feb. 12. He was 66 years old.

Dioceses without residential schools step up

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Toronto, Hamilton pledge to pay one-third of healing fund

More potential graves, more Catholic sorrow

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When ground-penetrating radar revealed 54 possible gravesites near the former St. Phillip’s and Fort Pelly residential schools, the Archdiocese of Regina and the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate had already reached out to the Keeseekoose First Nation to make records available and offer assistance in the search.

Survivor has her story to tell Pope Francis

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Phyllis Googoo is ready to share her story with Pope Francis. She’s been wrestling with her memories of Shubenacadie Indian Residential School for more than 60 years.

Bishop De Roo a ‘Council Father’ for a ‘Council Church’

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A tender and fond farewell to Victoria Bishop Emeritus Remi De Roo included “warm greetings of Pope Francis, who joins us in mourning and thanksgiving, and who sends his blessing.”

Inequality remains historic reality in Nova Scotia schools

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Though the last segregated schools in Nova Scotia shut their doors in 1983, educational inequalities are still a part of the Black experience in the Maritime province’s schools, says Dr. Barbara Hamilton-Hinch.

Parents need to discuss sex ‘head on’

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Kids need to be equipped with truth of its sacredness through Catholic lens

Catholic colleges and cancel culture

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In his annual “state of the world” address to the Vatican diplomatic corps, Pope Francis expressed his deep concern over a phenomenon he believes poses an escalating threat: “cancel culture,” the increasingly prevalent practice of silencing individuals, institutions and even, in the Pope’s estimation, entire cultures that are deemed to hold incorrect or inconvenient views or values.

Bill aims to incentivize charitable giving

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Law would help charities hit hard by pandemic, Manitoba MP says