The Court of Appeal of Alberta has granted the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) intervenor status in the controversial case of a 27-year-old Calgary woman with autism seeking approval for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) against her father’s wishes.

Vincentians transform lives North of 60

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What do you get when you combine the indefatigability of a religious sister, the impassioned altruism of a Calgary parishioner and the astonishing generosity and mobilizing power of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP)?

Truly a saint for his time

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Carlo Acutis loved playing Pokémon and Super Mario on his PlayStation. He kicked the soccer ball around with his friends. In the most frequently seen photo of the young man, he is pictured in a red polo shirt. 

‘Fed Up’ with food insecurity

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Fed up with the growing food insecurity they see each day, chefs are teaming up with young cooking students to tackle the issue in Toronto with “Get Fed Up 2024.”  

Lacroix again proclaims his innocence

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“I reiterate my innocence,” Quebec City Cardinal Gérald Lacroix says in a six-minute video that the Archdiocese of Quebec released on its YouTube channel.

Toronto palliative care forum seeks a ‘narrative of hope’

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Amplifying advocacy and pastoral care efforts, bolstering educational resources and championing life-affirming legislation are among the recommendations emerging from an international interfaith symposium on palliative care staged in Toronto late last month.

Fr. Lennon knew what it means to be Catholic right to the end

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Even in his dying days, Fr. Paul Joseph Lennon continued to show his concern for the poor.

Bishop Bayda celebrates Ukraine’s ‘strength,’ ‘dignity’

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Bishop Bryan Bayda, who leads the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada, said God guided him on where to go and whom to meet during his February visit to war-torn Ukraine.

Vandals desecrate Ottawa statue honouring Oblate

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A University of Ottawa statue honouring the late Fr. Joseph-Henri Tabaret, OMI located steps from a pro-Palestinian encampment on campus was discovered vandalized on May 24.

A monument to greatness

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Those behind a larger-than-life monument of Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa are hoping it will match the calibre of other great and historic Catholic works and inspire generations to come.

AI and porn: a mixed blessing

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When lewd AI-generated images of Taylor Swift showed up on the internet earlier this year, it felt like a sign of the times, with the technocratic anarchy of AI’s generative potential being joined in unholy matrimony to pornography’s capacity for dehumanization.