Halifax parishes are working to fight homelessness by offering church property as the sites for emergency shelters to house those in need.

Latest synod builds on Vatican II graces: Czerny

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In a major speech at the University of Fribourg, Canadian Cardinal Michael Czerny has made the case for the just begun Synod on Synodality as a deeply necessary and Catholic project that builds upon the graces and truth of the Second Vatican Council.

ShareLife forecast looking strong

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For the second straight year Toronto Catholics are demonstrating their fidelity to the ShareLife parish campaign despite the continued economic uncertainty of these pandemic times.

Support growing for vaccinating young children

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The union representing Ontario’s Catholic teachers is endorsing calls to authorize COVID vaccinations for kids between five and 11, a move that seems to have the support of the majority of Canadians as well.

Catholic Children's Aid apologizes for systemic racism

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The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto has acknowledged and apologized for historical harm committed against Indigenous and Black communities.

COVID precaution kills OFSAA dreams

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For Sarah Martin, hopes to watch her daughter Kyla compete for a medal at the Ontario high school cross-country championships this fall have been dashed once again due to COVID-19.

Abortion ‘buffer zone’ bill defeated in Manitoba

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Pro-life forces in Manitoba scored a victory on Oct. 14 when an NDP bill seeking to create a protest buffer zone around facilities providing abortions was voted down in the provincial legislature.

Therapist finds beauty in healing, faith

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Physiotherapist Robbie de Fleuriot believes in taking a holistic approach to physical recovery.

From pain to forgiveness: A residential school survivor shares his story

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VANCOUVER -- Rousing applause sounded as Cree elder Don Tourangeau embraced Fr. Pierre Ducharme at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Richmond, B.C., on Canada’s first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

‘This is a resurrection moment for the Church’

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The 2023 Synod on Synodality can’t come fast enough for physician, ethicist and expert on sexual abuse by priests Sr. Nuala Kenny.

‘Faith is not neutral’ in caring for creation

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Pope Francis isn’t going to let the next global summit on climate change slip by on the same old excuses and empty promises — and Development and Peace - Caritas Canada aims to see Canadian Catholics play their part.