The clergy abuse revealed in a Pennsylvania Grand Jury report has left many Catholics reeling, and not just in the U.S.

Catholic Women's League vows to keep fighting summer jobs attestation

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OTTAWA – The Catholic Women’s League (CWL), Canada’s largest women’s organization, resolved Aug. 13 to continue its opposition to the Canada Summer Jobs attestation.

St. Francis de Sales deaf ministry celebrates 100 years in Toronto

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Deacon Kevin Brockerville was 25 years old when he attended his first sign language Mass. 

Euthanasia isn’t palliative care, Canadian bishops say

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic bishops are urging the federal government to maintain a clear distinction between palliative care and the practice of euthanasia and assisted suicide so institutions are not forced to become “an accomplice” in causing an intentional death.

Faith on front lines: A desperate world needs God more than ever, says Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire

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EDMONTON – In military terms, “covering your six o’clock” means watching someone’s back while they’re in combat. For retired lieutenant-general Roméo Dallaire, his Catholic faith is how he covers his six o’clock. 

Ontario winding down basic income pilot project

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OTTAWA – Anti-poverty advocates are disappointed that Ontario’s new Conservative government intends to cancel the province’s basic income pilot project, arguing that the study is important to help reduce poverty far beyond the province.

Church must seek justice for abuse victims, Moncton archbishop says

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QUEBEC CITY – As many Canadians mark National Acadian Day Aug. 15, the biggest Acadian diocese in the world is going through the greatest crisis in its history.

Trinity Western University removes mandatory community covenant

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OTTAWA – After battling all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada to defend its mandatory community covenant, Trinity Western University (TWU) has decided to drop it for students.

Northern B.C. residents 'broken' as wildfire ravages homes, church

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VANCOUVER – Catholics in the Diocese of Whitehorse, Yukon, sought assistance after a devastating wildfire in Telegraph Creek, British Columbia, destroyed a mission church, rectory and homes.

After a century, Marian shrine in Alberta still draws thousands

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SKARO, Alberta (CNS) -- It's easy to drive by the stone grotto at the Skaro shrine for those who don't know its history.

Can a doctor-assisted death be ‘natural’ and ‘suicide’?

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Whenever a doctor assists in a suicide in Ontario by injecting a patient with chemicals to stop the heart, it is recorded on the death certificate as a natural death.