OTTAWA -- A coalition of Catholic and other faith-based organizations and social justice groups are joining forces in a new initiative to unify the voices demanding action to address climate change.

Canadian, U.S. bishops consecrate nations to Mary

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OTTAWA -- The tradition of honouring the Blessed Virgin Mary in the month of May is taking on even greater significance this year as Catholics around the world are being asked to turn to the mother of Jesus for protection during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada’s bishops stand united with the people of Nova Scotia

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OTTAWA -- Canada’s bishops are rallying to comfort the people of Nova Scotia as they try to “heal the rupture within the hearts of a community” after 22 people were murdered in the largest mass killing in modern Canadian history on April 18-19.

Federal fund not enough, charities warn

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A $350 million federal fund to help charities get through the COVID-19 crisis is simply not enough, charitable sector spokespeople have told The Catholic Register.

There’s no easy answer to evil

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The Christian response to one man’s murderous rampage that killed 22 people in Nova Scotia April 18-19 isn’t to ignore it or imagine that it’s somehow part of God’s plan, said Halifax-based theologian David Deane.

Pandemic does not end grieving process

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Health restrictions preventing anything beyond small gatherings should not keep people from grieving a loss, particularly for an event as terrible as the mass slaughter of 22 innocents in Nova Scotia, say grief counsellors.

Long road to churches re-opening

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As provinces phase in plans to restart economies by gradually reopening some businesses and public spaces, re-opening churches will be no walk in the park.

Training in palliative care given a big boost

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Pallium Canada has teamed up with the Canadian Medical Association to help health care workers gain accelerated and enhanced palliative care skills.

Psychologist embodied Christian values

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The first COVID-19 death in the Peterborough, Ont., area took a man of faith and service who helped thousands of kids with learning disabilities and mental health issues.

Economic rules primed for a change

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As cases of COVID-19 peak in Canada and talk ramps up about reopening the economy, the economy we return to may not be the same.

Virus can’t stop landmark birthday

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Stuck in quarantine, Eleanor Murphy’s 100th birthday party wasn’t exactly the one she had hoped for, but it was one her family will cherish.