The Pope, who is full of surprises, has done it again by announcing that a Canadian Jesuit priest will join 12 archbishops and bishops who will be made cardinals next month in Rome.

Statue takes long way home

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EDMONTON -- After travelling from Italy to Portugal to China, a 500-year-old wooden statue of the Infant Jesus has reached its final destination — a Carmelite monastery west of Edmonton.

Finding peace on Mission Hill

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ST. ALBERT, Alta. -- Cecile Kimak and Phyllis Pawluk are close. 

They share everything, including a devotion to the Virgin Mary that continues to help the Edmonton-area sisters survive life’s most gut-wrenching problems, from health troubles to family break-ups and even an abusive relationship. 

Indigenous voice being heard in curriculum

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Native studies have come a long way in the last two decades and there are no signs that the pace of change in the program is going to slow down.

King’s taking fresh look at security

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Security has become such an inflammatory issue on both a political and social level that reasoned debate around the topic seems almost impossible. 

Filmmaker Kevin Dunn in Australia continuing fight against euthanasia

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OTTAWA -- Documentary film producer Kevin Dunn admits he felt a bit depressed after producing two films about euthanasia. 

Catholics stay on course on sex-ed

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Most of the elements of a 2015 sex-ed curriculum introduced by the then-governing Liberals in Ontario and repealed in 2018 by the incoming Progressive Conservative government will remain in a new Health and Physical Education curriculum announced by the province Aug. 21.

St. Michael's College School gets new principal

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James McKinnon knows he joins the St. Michael’s College School community at a pivotal time in its storied history, stepping into the cauldron as the school rebounds from a tough 2018-19 year that saw an unexpected glare of scandal tarnish the school’s reputation.

Archdiocese gears up for federal election

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Something big, free and political is coming live to Toronto Catholics before the Oct. 21 federal election. 

Rosary Bowl a ‘template’ for celebration

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OTTAWA -- Canada’s first Rosary Bowl should serve as a model for celebrating Our Lady across the country, organizers say.

Young father dies from after fulfilling promise with newfound faith

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Chris Sargent, a young Edmonton father whose journey to become a Catholic while fighting a year-long battle against cancer was documented by Grandin Media, has died. He was 40.