BANGKOK, THAILAND -- A plea has been issued for Canada to rescue a Pakistani Christian refugee who is in hiding after a viral video calling on jihadi fighters to kill him swept through Bangkok's refugee community.

Detroit Catholics help save iconic church of their twin parish in Ontario

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WINDSOR, Ontario -- Detroiters might soon notice a bronze glow on the horizon as they stare south across the Detroit River.

Unplanned enjoys success at Canadian box office

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The braintrust behind the pro-life movie Unplanned say they are ecstatic with attendance figures from the 49 Canadian screens that showed the movie during its one-week run in Canadian theatres.

Religion has role in fighting loneliness

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Religion can play a key role in reducing social isolation and loneliness, suggests a new Angus Reid Institute poll.

Development and Peace subject of external review

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Another layer of scrutiny has been added to the long-running investigation into Development and Peace and its partners abroad.

Bioethics institute turned down for Canada Summer Jobs funding

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OTTAWA -- The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research is the latest non-profit or charity to be refused a Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) grant on abortion-related grounds.

Petitions scoring political points

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After two years of hammering away at politicians on peace, security and refugees, Canada’s Catholic development agency is claiming a few small victories.

Ontario dioceses prepare to merge

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OTTAWA -- The Ottawa archdiocese is officially amalgamating with the Alexandria-Cornwall diocese to form the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall.

Trudeau defends religious freedom

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MISSISSAUGA, ONT. -- In a campaign-style address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed to be Canada’s defender of religious freedom July 6 at an annual religious festival.

Two theatres cancel showings of pro-life movie 'Unplanned' after threats

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OTTAWA -- Two independent theatre outlets have cancelled public screenings of the pro-life movie Unplanned after their managers and owners received death threats.

Senate report gives Canadian Christian charities top marks

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OTTAWA -- Christian charities have praised a recent Senate report on the charities that affirmed religious organizations are an essential piece in serving charitable needs.