Step One of Ontario’s reopening plan is in effect as of June 11 and will see a return to worship services much like they were after earlier openings following pandemic lockdowns.

Pope Francis names new nuncio to Canada

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VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis named Slovenia Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic to be the new nuncio to Canada.

Cardinal honours victims of residential schools at live-streamed Mass

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Cardinal Thomas Collins apologized during his live-streamed Mass from St. Michael’s Cathedral June 6 and honoured those who died or were mistreated in Canada’s residential schools.

Hockey to augment school’s curriculum

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The Hockey Canada Skills Academy (HCSA) hopes to be part of the new normal at two schools in southern Saskatchewan when the next school year resumes.

Revitalizing languages key to UNDRIP

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When it came time to officially endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Guadalupe Circle chose to focus on what UNDRIP could mean for defending and revitalizing endangered languages.

Faith groups push for approval of ‘critical step’ in reconciliation

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OTTAWA -- The Faith in the Declaration coalition is calling on the Senate to quickly approve a bill to give the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples legal standing within Canadian law “as a critical step” towards reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations.

Vaccines to be required at university residences

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After a year of Zoom classes, Catholic colleges and universities across Canada are more than hoping for a fresh, in-person start this fall. As vaccinations roll out, they’re planning for it.

Respectful debate needed on Pride flag, Fabbro says

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Bishop Ron Fabbro wants a more intelligent and respectful debate about Catholic institutions flying Pride flags.

The children 'must not be forgotten': Cardinal Thomas Collins responds to discovery of graves at Kamloops residential school

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The “betrayal of trust” by those responsible for Canada’s residential schools must “compel us to ensure that our sins are not repeated,” said Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto.

One year after George Floyd, schools taking anti-racism efforts seriously

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Anti-Black racism activist Adora Nwofor gets emotional when she talks about the love she has for Calgary.

JCCF fighting pandemic worship restrictions across Canada

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Provincial governments across Canada are presenting faith adherents with rays of hope by unveiling roadmaps and timelines on the lifting of public worship restrictions heading into the summer months.