Canada’s bishops have joined 65 other faith leaders to urge the federal government to rethink legislation that would eliminate laws that make it an offence to disrupt a religious service.

Julie Payette faces backlash over faith remarks

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OTTAWA – Governor General Julie Payette should apologize to Canadians for denigrating religious faith during a speech in Ottawa, says the Catholic Civil Rights League.

Montreal rectory becomes transition centre for asylum seekers

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MONTREAL – When a Haitian mother and her two young children crossed into Canada by taxi, "police officers said that I was going to be arrested because I had just done something illegal."

Fr. Power led Jesuit monthly and devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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A half-century spent editing Messenger of the Sacred Heart and a lifetime promoting devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus came to a quiet, peaceful end with the death of Jesuit Fr. Frederick Joseph Power on Nov. 2 in Pickering, Ont. He was 93 years old.

Fr. Zinger left trail of inspiration

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Everyone has a Zinger story. 

Fr. Cecil Harold Zinger taught generations of St. Michael’s College School students in Toronto the virtues of faith and discipline. Decades after young men have left his classroom, they still remember the legacy he left behind. 

Canadian government to match donations for Rohingya refugees

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As the federal government announced a matching fund to help more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees, Canada’s Catholic humanitarian aid and development agency was already on the ground in Bangladesh delivering aid to desperate people in Cox’s Bazar.

Ten-step program builds happy priests

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MONTREAL – What do priests usually do when they get together socially?  They complain, of course, says Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, but that doesn’t mean they’re an unhappy bunch. 

Women building a solid faith foundation

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Gina Valle’s two teenage sons did not believe her when she told them she was going to build houses.

Canadian doctors face questions over assisted suicide, euthanasia for minors

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Ottawa – Only one year after assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia became legal for adults in Canada, a new study is showing that some of the country’s pediatricians are being faced with questions about the practices for minors.

Recap: Fighting a lifetime of spiritual warfare

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A recap of the #SpiritualWarfare conference in Toronto hosted by Serviam Ministries on Oct. 28, 2017. Highlights from ex-satanist Catholic convert Zachary King & exorcist Fr. Gary Thomas.

Failure to protect religious services sends ‘disturbing message’

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OTTAWA – Parliament would be sending a “disturbing message” to Canada’s religious community if it eliminates a law that currently makes it an offence to disrupt a religious service, Cardinal Thomas Collins told a parliamentary committee.