MONTREAL – Now that the military in Iraq has declared ISIS defeated, about 30,000 Christians have returned to their villages in the Nineveh Plains with help from Aid to the Church in Need.

South Sudanese women spread plea for peace

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OTTAWA – If there’s one message two women leaders from South Sudan can take back to their war-torn country, it’s that they are not alone in their fight to end gender-based violence.

Students build tip sheet for better mental health

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Students at the Toronto Catholic School Board are firm believers that wellness starts with caring for mental health.

Sisters of St. Joseph join global push to create Blue planet

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Blue is the new green. At least that is the case for the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada.

National palliative care strategy given green light

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OTTAWA – The creation of a national palliative care strategy for Canada took a significant step forward on Dec. 12 when a private member’s bill became law.

Tales of joy rise from girl’s tragic death in Quebec

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QUEBEC CITY – When Deacon Simon Nadeau baptized six-year-old Michelle Solaye Mane Tchoutouo two years ago, he never thought he would have to help her family and the city’s Cameroonian community grieve her death.

Young Canadians are in a giving mood, but wallets are weak

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Young Canadians are in a giving mood, but not in a position to give much, according to a new study by the Angus Reid Institute on behalf of the CHIMP Charitable Impact Foundation.

Catholic hospital returns $25,000 donation from racy "Boys Lunch Out" fundraiser

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Charities are always in need of fundraising, so to refuse a donation is never an easy decision.

Niagara teen on a fast track to success

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Niagara-on-the-Lake is known for its wineries, charming old main street and a possible future prime minister — 14-year-old Bethany Poltl.

Canada’s hate crimes a growing concern

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The latest number of police-reported hate crimes in this country is small, but that shouldn’t be comforting news to Canadians.

Family Services seeks long-term housing solutions

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The money helps, but Ontario’s new initiatives to help victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking still face some hurdles, warns Catholic Family Services of Toronto.