The Archdiocese of Vancouver released an apology on Mother’s Day weekend for its role in what has been called Canada’s “post-war adoption mandate” that led to the forced separation of unmarried mothers from their children.

More than a quarter of Canadians have donated to Ukraine war relief

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Daria Prodan has been in Canada a month since she fled Odessa, Ukraine, for Bucharest, Romania, and then made her way to a new normal in Owen Sound, Ont., but her English is great. In an interview the confident 23-year-old chooses her words carefully, but rarely hesitates — until she’s asked about the Russkiy Mir (Greater Russia) concept driving Russia’s vast army over the border and into her country.

Roe v. Wade can’t change Canada’s laws, but will create 'feast for lawyers'

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Canadian legal experts say any momentum built by the pro-life community from the expected overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision in the United States will not translate into legislative victories on behalf of the unborn north of the border.

Musical showcase for Ukraine to highlight global solidarity

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On May 15, Toronto’s Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Holy Protection will host the Unite for Ukraine: A Musical Benefit from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Marian tours criss-cross the nation

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With the famed Detroit River as a uniting backdrop, replica Pilgrim Virgin Statues of Our Lady of the Cape (Cap-de-la-Madeleine) and Fatima intersected on opposite sides of the Windsor-Detroit border on May 1 for a special Rosary for world peace and consecration to the Blessed Mother.

Divine Mercy leaves struggling school debt free

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In an act of “divine mercy,” the Diocese of Saint John has donated the former St. Peter’s church property to Divine Mercy Catholic School (DMCS) completely debt free.

MAiD hearings expose divide in end-of-life care

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Seven years after Parliament legalized voluntary euthanasia in Canada, doctors and professors of medicine are still at odds over the definition of palliative care, funding for end-of-life care and the threat Medical Aid in Dying poses to the poor, vulnerable and isolated.

Program intervenes early with mental-health challenges

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A new early intervention mental health program aimed at decreasing the barriers youth face when trying to access mental health supports is launching in Simcoe County, north of Toronto.

Vatican is playing a diplomatic ‘long game’

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If Pope Francis hasn’t named and shamed Vladimir Putin as aggressor and instigator of the war in Ukraine, it’s because the Holy See plays a long game in diplomacy, trying to bend the arc of history ever toward peace, the Vatican’s nuncio to Canada, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič told an online academic conference on sustainable development that veered off into a discussion of diplomacy and Ukraine April 26.

Pro-lifers in Canada, Australia rally around news Roe may be overturned

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Pro-life advocates in Canada are buoyed by news that the U.S. Supreme Court was poised to overturn its decision on Roe v. Wade, but said they expect limited immediate effect in the country.

Department of National Defence panel addresses racism with more racism

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The national director of UNITED SIKHS Canada has joined Catholics and others who have condemned a report to the Department of National Defence seeking to rid the Canadian Armed Forces of military chaplains whose religious faiths do not openly promote diversity.