OTTAWA - For the first time, Toronto and Ottawa will both be hosting a March for Life on May 9 as organizers mark 50 years of legal abortion in Canada.

Toronto’s Tamil Catholics reeling from Sri Lanka bombings

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As the death toll hit 321 with an estimated 500 injured, members of Toronto’s large Tamil Catholic community were tracking down friends and relatives who might have been attending Easter Sunday Mass in Sri Lanka when bombs exploded at St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo or St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo.

Escape from ISIS

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EDMONTON - The photos tell the story of the Al- Khatyar family.

Church has steep learning curve on abuse

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As an extradition order against a Regina priest for allegedly abusing boys in a Scottish boys’ school plays out in a Canadian courtroom, the archdiocese continues to try to find its way in helping victims of sexual abuse.

Study paints bleak portrait of city’s poor

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For the first time in its 30-year history, researchers have taken a serious look at who uses Toronto’s volunteer, informal, faithbased system of overnight shelters known as Out of the Cold.

Film puts pro-life cause into dramatic spotlight

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OTTAWA - During a week of lobbying on Parliament Hill, pro-life representatives from across Canada on April 10 viewed the only Canadian screening of Unplanned, a movie about the abortion industry.

CNEWA focusing on Middle East crisis

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The Christian crisis in the Middle East will continue to absorb much of the time and money raised by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association in Canada, CNEWA-Canada executive director Carl Hetu told The Catholic Register.

Cloudy future facing corporate watchdog

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The decade-old battle for a truly independent watchdog over Canadian mining and other businesses with operations abroad isn’t over, according to Development and Peace advocacy and research officer Elana Wright.

Advocates cry foul over ‘buried’ changes

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Ottawa - A government crackdown on asylum seekers who enter Canada at “irregular” border crossings has refugee advocates crying foul.

The French in Canada find meaning of faith in cathedral blaze

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MONTREAL - The fire that ravaged a large part of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris offered an opportunity for French Catholics with Canadian connections to reflect on the impact the event can have on their faith.

Educators bracing for cuts while in a waiting game

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Little was mentioned about education in Doug Ford’s first budget as Ontario premier that wasn’t already known, but all the entities involved had heard all they needed to hear in the weeks leading up to the April 11 budget.