Though Ontario was not one of the stops on the Pope’s recent visit to Canada, a furniture company from just outside Toronto gave the province a seat at the historic table. 

Progress in resurrecting Alberta church

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After over a year of feeling numb from sadness and shock over the fiery destruction of their beloved parish church, parishioners of St. Jean Baptiste in Morinville, Alta., now have their gaze fixed on the future.

Pope Francis says not enough evidence to try cardinal for sexual assault

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A preliminary Vatican investigation into allegations against Cardinal Marc Ouellet concluded there was not sufficient evidence to warrant opening up formal proceedings against the cardinal for sexual assault, a Vatican spokesman said.

Selling euthanasia as Christian ‘compassion’

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A new pro-euthanasia campaign aimed at persuading Christians that compassion should compel them to support expanded access to “medical assistance in dying (MAiD)” is dangerously misleading, say secular and Catholic experts on the issue.

‘Piece of Lebanon’ graces west end Toronto parish

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A west-end Toronto Maronite parish has a new statue on its property, two years after a previous statue of the Virgin Mary was vandalized.

Jesuits wary of religious orders’ call for UN troops in Haiti

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As 20 religious orders resident in Haiti have banded together to beg for international intervention to end chaos and violence rampant in the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, Haiti’s Jesuits are standing aside.

Canadian Sisters drop fossil fuel stocks

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Another $500 million in Catholic investment funds world wide have been pulled out of oil, gas and coal, including the portfolios of two of Canada’s most prominent religious orders.

Fantasy camp turns boys into men of God

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Welcome to Lumenorus, a mythical realm populated by heroes and villains contesting for dominion over its several kingdoms, the most sought after being the Kingdom of Arcātheos.

The many lives of Rabbi Dow Marmur

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“When I open my eyes in the morning, my tradition bids me to thank God for having restored me to consciousness. Nothing is owed to me. Not only life itself but daily living is a gift to be cherished, acknowledged and appreciated. The primary function of prayer is gratitude and celebration.”

Ideology threatens Church unity, Pope Francis tells Canadian Jesuits

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The unity of the Catholic Church's bishops is fundamental in correcting past wrongs and in confronting challenges today, Pope Francis said.

Saint Paul’s boosts immigrant health workers over barriers

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Like many internationally trained health-care professionals who immigrate to Canada, Dr. Sahar Zohni struggled to find a clear pathway into the Canadian medical system.