Cardinal Thomas Collins apologized during his live-streamed Mass from St. Michael’s Cathedral June 6 and honoured those who died or were mistreated in Canada’s residential schools.

Hockey to augment school’s curriculum

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The Hockey Canada Skills Academy (HCSA) hopes to be part of the new normal at two schools in southern Saskatchewan when the next school year resumes.

Revitalizing languages key to UNDRIP

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

When it came time to officially endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Guadalupe Circle chose to focus on what UNDRIP could mean for defending and revitalizing endangered languages.

Faith groups push for approval of ‘critical step’ in reconciliation

By Brian Dryden, Canadian Catholic News

OTTAWA -- The Faith in the Declaration coalition is calling on the Senate to quickly approve a bill to give the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples legal standing within Canadian law “as a critical step” towards reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations.

Vaccines to be required at university residences

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

After a year of Zoom classes, Catholic colleges and universities across Canada are more than hoping for a fresh, in-person start this fall. As vaccinations roll out, they’re planning for it.

Respectful debate needed on Pride flag, Fabbro says

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Bishop Ron Fabbro wants a more intelligent and respectful debate about Catholic institutions flying Pride flags.

The children 'must not be forgotten': Cardinal Thomas Collins responds to discovery of graves at Kamloops residential school

By Catholic Register Staff

The “betrayal of trust” by those responsible for Canada’s residential schools must “compel us to ensure that our sins are not repeated,” said Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto.

One year after George Floyd, schools taking anti-racism efforts seriously

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Anti-Black racism activist Adora Nwofor gets emotional when she talks about the love she has for Calgary.

JCCF fighting pandemic worship restrictions across Canada

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Provincial governments across Canada are presenting faith adherents with rays of hope by unveiling roadmaps and timelines on the lifting of public worship restrictions heading into the summer months.

Sex-selective abortion bill defeated in House of Commons

By Catholic Register Staff

Conservative MP Cathay Wagantall’s bill to ban sex-selective abortions in Canada was defeated in the House of Commons by a 248-82 margin June 2.

Archbishop Miller offers ‘deep apology’ in wake of discovery of bodies at Kamloops residential school

By Canadian Catholic News

The Archbishop of Vancouver is offering “my deep apology” to those affected by the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in B.C.