TORONTO - Toronto’s religious sisters have reason for some jubilation over their jubilee project almost nine years after they started. The way has been cleared for construction of 54 affordable homes on an unused plot of land in Toronto’s southeast corner, at Lawrence Avenue and Manse Road.

Serra honours 2008 ordinandi

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{mosimage}TORONTO - More than 1,200 Catholics from around the archdiocese of Toronto gathered March 4 to celebrate their very own “Men of the Eucharist” at the 18th annual Ordinandi Dinner.

Parish upset by St. Mike's condo development

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{mosimage}TORONTO - Linda Cahill is just one of 1,400-plus outraged parishioners of St. Basil’s parish in Toronto, but she’s outraged on behalf of Captain John Elmsley, whose heart is buried in the wall of her church.

Native reconciliation journey begins

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{mosimage}OTTAWA - Remembering the Children: the Aboriginal and Church Leaders’ Tour kicked off in Ottawa March 2 to raise awareness of the upcoming Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian residential schools.

Dr. Simone feeds the poor

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{mospagebreak}TORONTO - Last year Jesus sent Christmas letters to two African royals. Jesus wanted Princess Diana of Angola and Prince Yusuf of Tanzania to know that He loves them and that their problems would soon be a thing of the past.

Brampton churches will keep tax-exempt status

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BRAMPTON, Ont. - Despite some co-ordinated panic and frenzied e-mails, the City of Brampton is not about to start taxing churches or restricting new church building, city officials have told The Catholic Register.

ShareLife aims higher in 2008

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{mosimage}TORONTO - Because you give, ShareLife is making a difference in the community.

Mixed reaction greets bishops Afghanistan statement

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{mosimage}Wise and faithful or naive and badly informed — Canadians can’t agree on the most recent Catholic bishops’ statement on Canada’s role in Afghanistan.

Vision, not gender, on Caritas leader's side

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OTTAWA - Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Lesley-Anne Knight sees her election last June as a “historical moment” for the worldwide confederation of Catholic development agencies.

Web host opens Internet for Catholics

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{mosimage}TORONTO - A new web-hosting company hopes to make it easier for Toronto-area Catholics to have a presence on the Internet.

Toronto religious program welcomes neighbours

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TORONTO - Fr. Jon Hansen and David Wangalwa sit patiently in the waiting area of the Immigration and Refugee Board appeal division office in downtown Toronto.