The works of renowned Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz will be prominent over Christmas at Washington, D.C.’s Museum of the Bible.

Scheer can only blame himself, say critics

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OTTAWA -- The Dec. 12 resignation of Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer was ultimately caused by his reluctance to more vigorously champion social conservative values based on Catholic faith, claim pro-life and social conservative groups.

Jesuits will name ‘credibly accused’

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OTTAWA -- Canada’s Jesuits are planning to do what no other Catholic religious order in the country has done — release the names of priests “credibly accused” of sexual abuse of minors.

Teens sentenced to two years probation for sex assaults at St. Michael’s College School

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Three former students at Toronto’s St. Michael’s College School were  sentenced to two years probation on Dec. 19 for their part in sexual assaults committed on campus in 2018.

Pope Francis appoints Toronto Auxiliary Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick to Antigonish

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TORONTO -- Toronto Auxiliary Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick has been named by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Antigonish, N.S.

St. Paul University unveils centre to tackle abuse

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OTTAWA -- The abuse started when Veronique Garnier was just 13 years old. She was abused by her parish priest, who was also a family friend.

Women challenged to be ‘warriors’

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SPRUCE GROVE, Alta. -- For Kelsey Papastritas, motherhood is a delicate balancing act.

Quebec bishops release declaration on violence against women as world remembers massacre

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Despite what we’ve learned in the 30 years since the massacre of 14 women at a Montreal university, there still remains so much more that needs to be done, says the principal author of a declaration on violence against women in our society.

Canadians divided on faith vs. secularism

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OTTAWA -- Most Canadians believe a faith-based upbringing has a positive impact on society even as a significant minority of Canadians would like the country to become more secular, especially in public life.

B.C. First Nations deacon hopeful about new law

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VANCOUVER -- Deacon Rennie Nahanee remembers collecting seafood on the shores of the Tsleil-Waututh reserve, near the Second Narrows Bridge, in the 1960s.

Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor wants spirituality in public sphere

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VATICAN CITY -- The heady realm of philosophy got special accolades in November when the preeminent Canadian philosopher, Charles Taylor, won the Ratzinger Prize.