Whether or not Pope Francis will visit one of the sites where ground-penetrating radar has revealed possible graves of former residential school students is still not known, as some Indigenous leaders continue to lobby for the Pope to visit these forgotten cemeteries that touched off a national conversation about residential schools last year.

Vote like a Catholic: Resources available to help Catholics vote in the Ontario election

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As the writ drops for Ontario’s June 2 provincial election, the political junkies at Catholic Conscience are ready — ready to help Catholics discern their votes according to Church teaching.

B.C. Knights launch COVID Recovery Program

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During two years of COVID-19 pandemic, the Church has been wrought with challenges of Mass attendance and participation among the faithful. It’s been a trying time for parishes trying to engage churchgoers amid the chaos, confusion and restrictions on places of worship.

Mission work takes Moessner across north, into Russia

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Trudy Moessner has unfailingly trusted and acted upon the Lord’s destiny for her life.

Canadians cherish freedom of conscience but view Catholicism in poor light: poll

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Almost 70 per cent of Canadians believe conscience rights make Canada a better country while only about seven per cent say the Charter guarantee leaves us worse off, pollster Angus Reid reports.

St. Joseph's Hospital renos take aim at 'hallway health'

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It’s early days, but Toronto’s St. Joseph’s Hospital is looking ahead to a $1-billion building spree that will give the west-end hospital an expanded emergency department, space for medical and surgical inpatient programs, new wards for mental health care, expanded intensive-care capacity and new operating rooms.

Assumption award honours former governor general

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Former Canadian Governor General Michaëlle Jean received this year’s Assumption University Christian Culture Series Gold Medal award.

Metis praise Pope Francis for listening

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The Red River Metis went to Rome looking for the restoration of their communities, their culture and their churches.

Indigenous bursary furthers reconciliation’s path

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A new bursary is helping to defray the cost of post-secondary education for Indigenous students within the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

For adoptee, PEI ‘a great spot to land’

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In an adoption story come full circle, New York native Michael Flanagan is back living in Prince Edward Island, the place of his birth mother’s roots.

ShareLife seeks to challenge all-time haul

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Weeks after putting a bow on a 2021 parish fundraising campaign that accrued a record $13.9 million, ShareLife is eyeing an encore that will equal or even eclipse last year’s success.