It will be a delayed celebration, but a celebration nonetheless at Toronto’s Newman Centre when the Catholic chaplaincy’s namesake is elevated to sainthood.

Altar servers club goes well beyond the Mass

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It’s called the altar servers club, but the title doesn’t begin to describe its role and impact at Toronto’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.

Gagnon steps into a balancing act as CCCB president

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OTTAWA -- Like anyone starting a new job, Winnipeg Archbishop Richard Gagnon concedes there is going to be a learning curve involved as he settles into his new role as president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) for the next two years.

Pressure on the rise for end-of-life needs

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OTTAWA -- The Catholic Church is doubling down on its efforts to encourage increased government and societal support for palliative care as the best way to help Canadians experience a “dignified natural death” as a barrage of Canadian court decisions continue to chip away at the safeguards surrounding assisted suicide in the country.

A colourful salute to a Grey Nun

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EDMONTON -- The black cover dropped and unveiled the mural. Ingrained in its tiles is the 160-year legacy of Catholic education in Alberta, and the Grey Nun who set it all in motion.

Green Party dumps pro-life candidate

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The Green Party has dropped one of its federal election candidates for her pro-life views.

Jesuit school celebrates one of their own

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OTTAWA -- A Jesuit high school in Montreal is bursting with pride that one of its own is now a cardinal in the Catholic Church.

Canadian sculptor builds message of love

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VATICAN CITY -- Since his election, Pope Francis has made the care and welcoming of migrants and refugees a cornerstone of his papacy.

Spread the Word, bishops told

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CORNWALL, ONT. -- The president of the Pontifical Mission Societies is urging Canada’s Catholic bishops to proclaim the Gospel without fear.

Sr. Carmelina’s cause takes next step

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Toronto takes a major step toward claiming its first saint on Oct. 20 with a Mass to close the initial stage of investigation into the possibility of canonizing Sr. Carmelina Tarantino.

Memories of Mother Teresa burn bright

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VANCOUVER -- He was about 10 years old when he first met St. Teresa of Calcutta.