Canada’s bishops are calling on Catholics to continue to push back against the “culture of death” even as efforts to block the expansion of euthanasia in Canada have so far failed.

'The Catholic Register' takes 10 honours at Christian journalism awards

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The Catholic Register earned honours in 10 categories at the annual Canadian Christian Communicators Association Awards on April 7.

B.C. churches launch appeal on religious gathering ban

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VANCOUVER -- Three Christian churches are appealing a B.C. Supreme Court judge’s ruling in favour of the prohibition on in-person religious gatherings in this province.

Students discover world of autism

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An immersive film showing the world through the eyes of non-speaking autistic children is sparking class discussion on difference, communication, empathy and kindness. 

Boomwhackers help keep the music alive amid pandemic restrictions

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St. Mary’s College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is keeping the melodies and harmonies alive, despite pandemic restrictions, with percussion music makers called Boomwhackers. 

Matching Catholic values with investments

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The Global Catholic Climate Movement in Canada has a plan to make Catholic money stand up and speak for the environment, against the climate crisis and in favour of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Canadians affirm support for UN nuclear weapons ban treaty

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Three-quarters of Canadians say their country should sign the UN nuclear weapons ban treaty even if the United States and NATO oppose it.

Canadian bishops decry perilous assisted suicide law

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Canada’s Catholic bishops have issued a forceful condemnation of the country’s new assisted suicide law, saying the possible pressures it will place on Canadians with mental illness or disabilities are “all too real, perilous and potentially destructive.”

Bill C-233 against sex-selective abortion before House April 14

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OTTAWA -- Saskatchewan Conservative MP Cathay Wagantall’s private member’s bill to make abortions done on the basis of a baby’s sex illegal in Canada will be up for debate and second reading in the House of Commons April 14.

Laurentian punts its founding federation partners

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As it fights off bankruptcy, Laurentian University has terminated its relationship with its federated universities, including the Jesuit-run Catholic college that helped found the Northern Ontario university.

Most people of faith in Canada find government worship restrictions harsh

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OTTAWA -- Most Catholics and religious Canadians are trying to maintain a connection to their faith during the ongoing COVID pandemic.