The memory of Yonge Street van attack victim Anne Marie D’Amico and her positive and helping ways have been honoured with the North York Women’s Shelter unveiling a new building bearing her name.

This campaign will have to be different

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If Catholics really are going to raise $30 million to fund Indigenous-led reconciliation projects across the country, they’re going to have to run a very different campaign than the $25-million “best efforts” campaign that raised just $3.7 million between 2008 and 2014, say Catholic philanthropists and fundraisers.

Dioceses sending strong vaccination message

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The message across the country for parishioners, volunteers and staff at Catholic churches is clear: please get vaccinated.

Rise in Canadian MAiD cases a sign of things to come

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OTTAWA -- A surge in assisted death requests in Nova Scotia has seen the province put referrals on hold until the backlog can be cleared.

Worldwide synod begins at local level

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There has never been a synod like the one that will begin Oct. 17 in cathedrals across Canada.

Catholic Missions slowly bounces back

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Rewind the clocks to late July 2020. Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic and Catholic Missions In Canada had already paid a heavy toll.

Indigenous input needed in end-of-life care

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As far as legislation goes, as far as the political parties are concerned, and in the eyes of the medical establishment, the debate over MAiD and euthanasia is over. The Supreme Court of Canada, Parliament and the Canadian Medical Association have pronounced their final words on the subject.

Immigrant centre aids 200 Afghan refugees

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Resettlement agencies are working to find ways to meet the holistic needs of the growing number of Afghan refugees arriving in Canada.

Trafficking report focused on victim voice

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When appraising the landscape through a global lens, a case can be made that 2021 has been a banner year in the fight against the evil, entrenched practice of human trafficking.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: A day of hope and repentance, says Cardinal Collins

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For Canada’s Catholics, the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is “a day of penance and a day of hope,” Cardinal Thomas Collins said in a prayer service at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Toronto.

Police charge two in vandalism

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VANCOUVER -- Two women have been charged by Vancouver Police following an investigation into vandalism this summer at St. Jude’s Church in East Vancouver.