Canada’s Catholic bishops say the government’s new Canada Summer Jobs policy infringes on freedom of religion and freedom of conscience.

Pro-lifers go to court over federal summer jobs policy

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OTTAWA – Faith-based groups and pro-life organizations are mobilizing to fight a new federal government policy to only give summer job grants to employers who endorse abortion.

Opioids in high schools on the rise

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Ontario teens are drinking and smoking less than previous generations, but a survey shows another dangerous substance is quickly raising alarm bells: fentanyl.

Doctors set to fight global abortion policy

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An ethics policy that demands doctors refer for abortion, even against their conscience, could become a global policy at the next general assembly of the World Medical Association in October.

Faith in the City adopts "Hunger Games" look to help the poor

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Toronto’s diverse faith community will do what ever it takes to catch Mayor John Tory’s attention and address poverty in the city — even dressing up like characters from The Hunger Games.

St. Francis Xavier's Canadian tour inspires crowds

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HALIFAX – More than 465 years after his death, St. Francis Xavier’s missionary work has brought him to Canada.

Story of the famous Mount Royal cross goes back 375 years

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MONTREAL – It’s doubtful that Montreal would be celebrating 375 years of history today had flood waters not receded in December 1642.

Out of the Cold program trying to cope in extreme conditions

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As much of the country contended with an environmental explosion of extreme cold temperatures in early January, Out of the Cold centres were crying out for a better solution.

The Catholic Register is 125: In the beginning

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The Catholic Register is 125 yearsold on January 5. Since 1893, it has strived to reflect the opinions and the events that have been important to Canada and its Catholic citizens.

Voices from The Register vault: First World War, women's suffrage and anti-Catholic discrimination

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Throughout this 125th anniversary year of The Catholic Register, we will be celebrating the rich history of Canada’s oldest Catholic newspaper. This week, rather than our usual Letters to the Editor, we have dipped into the archive to see what issues the newspaper was addressing in 1918 as The Register turned 25 years old.

Kachin refugee in Canada buoyed by Pope’s message

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Despite being unable to use the word Rohingya while he was in Myanmar, the Pope’s message on religious diversity and respect for minorities got through loud and clear, a Catholic refugee from Myanmar told The Catholic Register.