VANCOUVER - It was a day of skiing Grade 8 student Gabriel Neilson won’t soon forget.

The many lives of St. Michael’s

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EDMONTON - Isabella Mraz Nelson kneels and gently places her hand on her great-grandfather’s headstone.

Marriage scores big on family satisfaction scale

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OTTAWA - Canadian married couples with children are a pretty happy lot — at least more happy than their unmarried counterparts.

Grieving women find comfort in ‘quillows’

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Her father died nearly seven years ago and she is still struggling to come to terms with the loss.

Silent Voice bridges communication gap

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Twelve-year-old Kisanet hardly remembers the time when she was not deaf.

A little boost for dementia strategy

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OTTAWA - Matt Dineen’s long pursuit of improving lives for people living with dementia took a small but significant step forward in the federal budget.

Asylum funds allocated poorly, advocates say

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OTTAWA - Refugee advocates are welcoming a federal budget pledge to spend $1.8 billion over five years to accelerate the processing of asylum claims, but concerns are being raised about how funds will be allocated.

Jesuits combining policy and prayer

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Canada’s Jesuits are tweaking their sexual abuse policy less than three years after their last update, but as they do so they’re matching their policy with prayer.

Out of Business

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A third of Canada’s Christian architecture, some 9,000 churches, will close in the next 10 years, according to the National Trust for Canada.

Archdiocese of Montreal hires retired judge to examine sex abuse files

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Five Montreal-area dioceses have hired a retired judge to examine seven decades of archival files to shed light on credible reports of sexual abuse by clergy that have been kept silent.

St. Joseph's Oratory rector released from hospital; suspect evaluated

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MONTREAL – Father Claude Grou, the rector of St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal who was stabbed during a Mass March 22, has been released from the hospital.