A bill that would define how palliative care should be delivered in Ontario is a great first step, but Cardinal Thomas Collins and a parade of palliative care experts who came to testify on the Compassionate Care Act, Bill 3, were insistent they want more.

Jesuits take stand for imprisoned Indian priest

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Canada’s Jesuit provincial superior Fr. Erik Oland has asked the Canadian government to intervene in the case of Fr. Stan Swamy, an 83-year-old Jesuit priest with Parkinson’s imprisoned in an Indian prison where he faces bizarre and vague charges under a new national security law.

The politics of communion

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For Development and Peace and the entire global Caritas network, it’s time to get political, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle told a Zoom meeting of dozens of Caritas officials around the world Nov. 12.

Webinar looks to spur Catholic involvement

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The Catholic civic engagement organization Catholic Conscience is hosting a Nov. 25 webinar to encourage people to volunteer to serve on non-profit and charity boards.

Re-purposed computers open web to those in need

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Computers have become an essential tool in this year where everything from medical visits to high school classes has moved online.

U.S. priest to become rector of Canada's largest Catholic shrine

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MONTREAL -- U.S. Holy Cross Father Michael DeLaney will become rector of Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory, Canada's biggest Catholic shrine, Nov. 22.

COLF to be replaced by new life and family office

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OTTAWA -- The Catholic Office for Life and Family will wind down operations by year’s end.

Fossil-free investment fund set to launch

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Getting your money out of oil, gas and coal is getting easier, not just for institutional investors but for individuals.

Red Wednesday highlights persecution of Christians

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The persecution of Christians around the world won’t stop for the pandemic, Aid To The Church In Need Canada said as cathedrals were bathed in red light in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal for Red Wednesday.

Teamwork helps organ find new home in Peterborough parish

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A connection forged between members of the Royal Canadian College of Organists has given an organ that was no longer in use new life inside St. John the Baptist Church in Peterborough, Ont. 

Bishops ‘deeply troubled’ as Bill C-7 marches on

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OTTAWA -- The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has questioned why the federal government is not putting more effort into improving care for Canadians rather than making it easier for Canadians to legally commit suicide.