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Itinerary released for Pope Francis' visit to Canada

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Pope Francis’ commitment to Indigenous people to visit Canada “where I will be able better to express to you my closeness” now has the concrete form of an official itinerary.

Quebec class-action suits could spread, lawyer says

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In the past two months, courts gave the go-ahead for class-action lawsuits involving 100 plaintiffs alleging sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Quebec and the Diocese of St. Hyacinthe near Montreal.

Historic St. John’s basilica saved in auction

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The iconic Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John’s, Nfld., is poised to remain a sacred place of worship for Catholics for years to come.

Faith numbers troubling, yet encouraging

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Compelling new research out of Cardus and the Angus Reid Institute should encourage Canadian religious leaders to take a deeper look at why some people remain religiously faithful and why others do not, says Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett.

Irish famine changed Toronto forever

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When the migrant ships loaded with thousands fleeing Ireland’s Great Famine set sail in 1847, little was it known how this great migration would change — and continue to change — the face of a small town in the interior of a land an ocean away.

New St. Mary’s president focused on growing liberal arts college

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Dr. Sinda Vanderpool begins her tenure as president and vice-chancellor of St. Mary’s University in Calgary next month with a mindset for growth.

Class action authorized against Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe in Quebec

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A Superior Court judge authorized the filing of a class action suit related to sex abuse cases against the Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

Dean pitches theology for our times

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The first ever dean of a combined Regis College-University of St. Michael’s graduate faculty of theology is the first Eastern-rite Catholic in charge of theology at either school and the first lay person who does not belong to a religious order to hold the top academic job at the Jesuits’ Regis College.

Peru’s bishops demand Canadian mining action

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After 14 deaths at one mine with Canadian connections and a pattern of corruption and abuses across the country, Peru’s bishops are asking Canada’s government and its vast mining industry to do something to protect Indigenous people and poor farmers who often suffer when mines move into their neighbourhood.

Elder, deacon works to translate Mass parts for Squamish Nation

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Since language provides the foundation for thoughts and culturally roots people in communities, the death of a language means the death of the unique cultural wisdom that it holds.