{mosimage}TORONTO - The archdiocese of Toronto will be spiritual host for what could be the largest gathering of Catholic media ever held in Canada when the Catholic Media Convention 2008 comes to town May 28-30.

DVD helps prepare for congress


{mosimage}OTTAWA - The upper room, where Jesus held the last supper and where the Holy  Spirit descended at Pentecost, is also known as the cenacle.

Thus it is fitting that a new DVD prepared by organizers of the June 2008 International Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City is called Encounters at the Cenacle.

Two nuns honoured with Order of Canada


{mosimage}OTTAWA - Two Catholic nuns have been named Members of the Order of Canada in recognition of their contribution to Canadian health care.

On Dec. 28, Governor General Michaëlle Jean named Sr. Margaret Smith of the Sisters of St. Joseph and Sr. Margaret Vickers of the Sisters of Charity among 61 new appointments to the Order of Canada.

James Magee Meritus's top businessperson


{mosimage}TORONTO - James Magee has been named this year’s Meritus Catholic Business person of the Year.

Meritus is a not-for-profit organization that provides networking opportunities for Catholic business people. Every year the organization honours a businessperson who lives out Christian values in their personal and professional life.

Scarboro Missions hosts Catholic roshi


{mosimage}TORONTO - A Catholic Zen roshi from Texas is coming to town to explain what Buddhism teaches about compassion in a world that often fails to live up to our expectations.

CCO New Year's conference draws 450 to Calgary


{mosimage}CALGARY - Songs of praise to God replaced the clang of champagne glasses as young adults welcomed in the New Year at the stroke of midnight.

Still hope Pope will attend Eucharistic Congress


{mosimage}OTTAWA - Hope remains alive that Pope Benedict XVI will attend the 2008 International Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City in June, despite evidence his travel calendar is filling up.

Daily Mass marks Christian Unity week


{mosimage}TORONTO - The church has been praying for the unity of Christians for 100 years, and will keep doing so.

Holy Innocents remembered


{mosimage}TORONTO - Former U.S. president John Fitzgerald Kennedy once said,  “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.”

In memory of Chiapas' massacred


{mosimage}TORONTO - The number of people gathered in St. Anne’s Catholic Church in downtown Toronto to commemorate the Acteal massacre in Chiapas 10 years ago was about equal to the 45 indigenous Mexicans who were shot down by a paramilitary group in 1997.

Catholic magazine targetted in human rights complaint


{mosimage}TORONTO - An Edmonton resident has filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission against Catholic Insight, a small Toronto-based magazine of opinion, news and analysis.