Christians need to actively engage modern culture with "the profound wisdom of our faith tradition" to combat the emptiness and loneliness in our modern world, said Cardinal Thomas Collins.

Bishops ponder liability if Pope apologizes in Canada

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There may be good reasons for not inviting the Pope to Canada, but the risk of being sued isn’t one of them, said a litigation lawyer who has taken the Church to court.

Food drive aiming for scary heights

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100K in one day… that’s the motto — and the goal — at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton. 

New Quebec law about state neutrality on religion deemed "discriminatory"

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QUEBEC CITY – The new Quebec law on state neutrality on religion is under fire, as many deem it "discriminatory" against some Muslim women.

Schools mounting ambitious plans with Indigenous communities

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Every Catholic college and university in Canada has woken up to the call for truth and reconciliation between Indigenous Canadians and the rest of us.

Voices of Canada's working poor growing louder

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OTTAWA – The working poor continue to make up an overwhelming majority in Canada’s poverty statistics, a fact that has helped make the fifth annual Chew on This! campaign the largest ever.

Ontario falls short of hospice bed target

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The Ontario government will fall 35 per cent short of its own goal for expanding hospice access by March 31, 2019, The Catholic Register has learned. 

Breaking the unwritten rule, Quebec municipal candidates talk faith

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MONTREAL – A few years ago, lawyer Dominique Boisvert left Montreal looking for a quieter place. He moved to Scotstown, population just over 500. For this father of the voluntary simplicity movement in Quebec, the time had come to slow down the pace and lighten commitments.

Controversial Canadian theologian Gregory Baum dead at 94

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One of Canada’s most influential and controversial theologians, among the few remaining living links to the Second Vatican Council, has died.

#Synod2018: Youth seek pastoral presence from Church

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Canadian bishops heard it loud and clear. Young people are looking for accompaniment as the Canadian Catholic Church prepares for the 2018 Synod on Young People.

Christian lawyers threatened by new law society requirement

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OTTAWA – The Ontario law society has gone too far by compelling lawyers to submit a “politically correct” statement of principles that may “override core Christian beliefs,” said the president of the Catholic Civil Rights League.