An investigation is underway of an incident where police were called on a four-year-old student at John Sweeney Catholic Elementary School in Kitchener, Ont.

Crossing Ukraine’s threshold of hope

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As an ordinary Ukrainian far from home, Maria Ivaniv has struggled with all the emotions the outbreak of war was bound to fuel — fear, anger, despair and confusion. As a theologian, she looks to the Church for hope.

Salt and Light opens Rome bureau

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Early in the pandemic BBC presenter and documentary film producer Jen Copestake was reminded in a way she never had been before that she is a Catholic journalist.

Canadians urged to help Ukraine with cash

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Cash and care go hand in hand in the Catholic response to the crisis in Ukraine.

Singers hit right note with STEAM powered boat

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Four students from Toronto’s St. Michael’s Choir School have advanced to the championship round of a provincial competition — and they aren’t a singing quartet.

Whistler church ‘what God wants us to do’

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VANCOUVER -- Fr. Andrew L’Heureux dreams of a future when a flock of pilgrims, backpacks loaded and spirits high, assemble outside of Holy Rosary Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. The pilgrims take one last, respectful look at the cathedral’s evocative Homeless Jesus statue — the Catholics among them making the sign of the cross — and then they turn to start a multi-day, 123-km hike to Whistler, B.C.

Fr. Walsh championed Montreal’s homeless

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The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism’s virtual event “The Itinerants Speak to us” provided a forum for society’s marginalized and voiceless to share their life story and offer perspective on how individuals can come together to combat poverty.

Study examines Catholic views of Jews

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Dr. John Cappucci strove to present over 2,000 years of history in Catholic-Jewish relations in under 75 minutes during a Feb. 24 webinar called “The Church and the Jews: A Complete 180.”

Prayers abound in Ukraine’s decisive moment

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After praying the Panachyda — traditional Byzantine prayers for the dead in time of war — Katia Metersky left Toronto’s St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in tears.

Analysis: Why a war is never just war

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War is never moral. It is not ordered to the good. But the Church through the centuries has taught that when faced with war, or the prospect of war, we must think carefully and morally — prudence first. So, is a war that pits a broad Western alliance against Russian aggression in Ukraine a just war?

Assault on Ukraine rouses academic allies

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Brilliant young sociologist Tymofii Brik, of the Kyiv School of Economics, is normally happy to explain the subtleties of Ukrainian society and opinion. When The Catholic Register’s questions reached him last week, however, he was not in his scholarly comfort zone.