With the famed Detroit River as a uniting backdrop, replica Pilgrim Virgin Statues of Our Lady of the Cape (Cap-de-la-Madeleine) and Fatima intersected on opposite sides of the Windsor-Detroit border on May 1 for a special Rosary for world peace and consecration to the Blessed Mother.

Divine Mercy leaves struggling school debt free

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In an act of “divine mercy,” the Diocese of Saint John has donated the former St. Peter’s church property to Divine Mercy Catholic School (DMCS) completely debt free.

MAiD hearings expose divide in end-of-life care

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Seven years after Parliament legalized voluntary euthanasia in Canada, doctors and professors of medicine are still at odds over the definition of palliative care, funding for end-of-life care and the threat Medical Aid in Dying poses to the poor, vulnerable and isolated.

Program intervenes early with mental-health challenges

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A new early intervention mental health program aimed at decreasing the barriers youth face when trying to access mental health supports is launching in Simcoe County, north of Toronto.

Vatican is playing a diplomatic ‘long game’

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If Pope Francis hasn’t named and shamed Vladimir Putin as aggressor and instigator of the war in Ukraine, it’s because the Holy See plays a long game in diplomacy, trying to bend the arc of history ever toward peace, the Vatican’s nuncio to Canada, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič told an online academic conference on sustainable development that veered off into a discussion of diplomacy and Ukraine April 26.

Pro-lifers in Canada, Australia rally around news Roe may be overturned

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Pro-life advocates in Canada are buoyed by news that the U.S. Supreme Court was poised to overturn its decision on Roe v. Wade, but said they expect limited immediate effect in the country.

Department of National Defence panel addresses racism with more racism

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The national director of UNITED SIKHS Canada has joined Catholics and others who have condemned a report to the Department of National Defence seeking to rid the Canadian Armed Forces of military chaplains whose religious faiths do not openly promote diversity.

Indigenous lobbying for Pope Francis to visit grave sites

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Whether or not Pope Francis will visit one of the sites where ground-penetrating radar has revealed possible graves of former residential school students is still not known, as some Indigenous leaders continue to lobby for the Pope to visit these forgotten cemeteries that touched off a national conversation about residential schools last year.

Vote like a Catholic: Resources available to help Catholics vote in the Ontario election

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As the writ drops for Ontario’s June 2 provincial election, the political junkies at Catholic Conscience are ready — ready to help Catholics discern their votes according to Church teaching.

B.C. Knights launch COVID Recovery Program

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During two years of COVID-19 pandemic, the Church has been wrought with challenges of Mass attendance and participation among the faithful. It’s been a trying time for parishes trying to engage churchgoers amid the chaos, confusion and restrictions on places of worship.

Mission work takes Moessner across north, into Russia

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Trudy Moessner has unfailingly trusted and acted upon the Lord’s destiny for her life.