St. Patrick’s High School’s 1999-2000 basketball squad might be considered one of the best secondary school sports teams in Ottawa history.

ShareLife sets all-time record

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The Archdiocese of Toronto’s annual ShareLife parish charitable appeal brought in a record amount of $13.9 million despite 2021 being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diocese seeks tougher anti-prostitution law

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VANCOUVER -- The Archdiocese of Vancouver is urging a parliamentary committee to support the strengthening of legislation that bans most activities associated with prostitution, including the buying of sex, pimping and the keeping of a bawdy house.

Archdiocese of Toronto unveils reopening protocols

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With the big exception of continued mask-wearing, Masses throughout the Archdiocese of Toronto are ready to resemble pre-pandemic normalcy.

Faithful called to defend refugee rights

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“Azadeh’s” 30 days in immigration detention began as a time “of hope and protection” but quickly deteriorated to one of worry, according to the mental health researcher who tracked the 11-year-old refugee’s time in detention.

As restrictions lift, parishes excited to reconnect

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Fr. Paul Kavanagh is excited about the developments for Alberta places of worship in recent weeks and the promise of what lies around the corner.

Fr. Vito: big man, bigger smile

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Fr. Vito Marziliano, a big man with a permanent smile who had only friends and no acquaintances, died of a sudden heart attack in his Brampton, Ont., parish office Feb. 12. He was 66 years old.

Dioceses without residential schools step up

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Toronto, Hamilton pledge to pay one-third of healing fund

More potential graves, more Catholic sorrow

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When ground-penetrating radar revealed 54 possible gravesites near the former St. Phillip’s and Fort Pelly residential schools, the Archdiocese of Regina and the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate had already reached out to the Keeseekoose First Nation to make records available and offer assistance in the search.

Survivor has her story to tell Pope Francis

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Phyllis Googoo is ready to share her story with Pope Francis. She’s been wrestling with her memories of Shubenacadie Indian Residential School for more than 60 years.

Bishop De Roo a ‘Council Father’ for a ‘Council Church’

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A tender and fond farewell to Victoria Bishop Emeritus Remi De Roo included “warm greetings of Pope Francis, who joins us in mourning and thanksgiving, and who sends his blessing.”