Meteghan RCMP have opened an arson investigation after deeming a rectory fire next to the former St. Bernard Church in Digby County, N.S., to be “suspicious in nature.”

Database tracks persecution of Christians

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Global Christian Relief (GCR) has launched a new searchable violent incidents database (VID) that chronicles all the violent attacks on Christians and people of faith around the world.

Win in Alberta for doctors’ conscience rights

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Pro-life organizations are celebrating the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta’s (CPSA) decision not to impose an “effective referral” mandate that would have forced health practitioners to violate conscience rights to facilitate objectionable procedures like assisted suicide or abortion.

Church burnings said to be ‘understandable’

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According to the Catholic Civil Rights League’s (CCRL) database, at least 85 Catholic churches have been set ablaze or vandalized since the unproven discovery on May 27, 2021, of 215 suspected unmarked graves near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.

Christian unity puts God’s love in action

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This year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated Jan. 18-25, will have the full participation of the Archdiocese of Toronto.

‘Something’s happening’ as young seek truth

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When it comes to supporting Catholic education, the audience that came to hear Father Deacon Andrew Bennett’s fundraising talk for Catholic Pacific College was as committed as it gets.

Alberta Catholic trustee appeals dismissal

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An Alberta school trustee who lost her position for an Aug. 27 social media post comparing the LGBT community to Nazi Germany is appealing her dismissal.

Summer job grants flow to abortion groups

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Canada Summer Jobs applicants who fail to toe the federal government’s ideological line on abortion and related issues remain out of the running for grants under the hire-a-student program.

Reborn discipleship program aims to grow

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The Catholic School of Evangelization’s (CSE) Discipleship Formation Program (DFP) is experiencing a rebirth in St. Malo, Man.

‘I really wanted to touch poverty’

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A chance meeting with young Guatamalan boy fueled Sr. Bourget’s desire to serve the poor.

Model more than a smile and pretty face

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Watching Annika Van Vliet sit between her parents in their South Surrey, B.C., home, it’s hard to believe the 15-year-old has walked a fashion runway in Paris and had her photo featured on the billboards of Times Square.