Daily Mass is looking a lot different for Fr. Mario Infante during the coronavirus pandemic.

Expect a ’new reality’ when churches allowed to open, says Cardinal Collins

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While restrictions are expected to remain in place for the immediate future, preparations are under way for a time when churches will re-open, Cardinal Thomas Collins wrote in a pastoral letter.

Dioceses learning to deal with cash crunch

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Cash-strapped dioceses across Canada have been applying for assistance through federal programs but they don’t expect to see any money until at least June.

Don’t judge Pius XII yet, expert warns

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One document uncovered during one week of research isn’t enough to draw new or final conclusions about Pope Pius XII’s guilt or innocence regarding the Holocaust, warns Canada’s leading expert on the wartime pope.

Dutch euthanasia ruling ignites C-7 fears

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A Dutch court ruling that green lights the killing of dementia patients incapable of giving consent is a prelude to what Canada could face under a proposed new law, fear euthanasia opponents.

March for Life taking virtual route for pro-life cause

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OTTAWA -- Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa has been a key figure and participant at every National March for Life since he arrived 13 years ago in the nation’s capital.

Cautious approach to re-open churches

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With Saskatchewan starting to relax COVID-19 restrictions by allowing some gatherings of up to 10 people, the resumption of weekday Mass is a theoretical possibility that Regina’s archbishop has no plans to rush into.

New Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall approved by Pope Francis

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OTTAWA -- It’s official. The long-anticipated merger of the Ottawa and Alexandria-Cornwall dioceses was approved by the Vatican on May 6 and will be known as the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall.

COVID-19 claims five lives at Jesuit facility

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Canada's Jesuits are in mourning after five members of their community, including four priests, died of COVID-19 at the religious order’s long-term care facility in Pickering, Ont.

Reforms a ‘new beginning’ for Development and Peace

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Canada’s bishops and Development and Peace hope to end years of accusations, suspicions and investigations with a new governance structure that is transparent, streamlined and gives bishops closer oversight of Canada’s development agency.

Canadian and U.S. bishops consecrate nations to Mary amid pandemic

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Facing lockdowns, economic strife and the health threats brought on by the deadly coronavirus, Catholics across the country and in the United States turned to the Blessed Virgin for help May 1.