Briana Zhong is stepping up to help the environment while at the same time supporting her school mates in managing the stress and isolation of COVID-19.

ShareLife comes up shy in difficult year

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The Archdiocese of Toronto ultimately fell short of its $13.8-million target for the parish component of its annual ShareLife charitable appeal.

What’s next for Alberta?

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With the stroke of a pen, U.S. President Joe Biden didn’t just cancel the Keystone XL pipeline. In the eyes of some, he’s cancelled Alberta.

Churches again demand Canada join nuclear treaty

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The Canadian Council of Churches has again called on Canada to sign and ratify the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as the treaty became officially part of international law on Jan. 22.

As resources shrink, Quebec Archdiocese reorganizes parishes for outreach

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QUEBEC CITY -- The Archdiocese of Quebec announced its intention to reorganize its parishes to focus on local missionary activities. This move comes as human and material resources continue to diminish.

Mary Wagner and a mother’s influence

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Jane Wagner remembers the raw emotion she experienced when her daughter Mary Wagner was first arrested in Vancouver in 1999 for her crusades on behalf of the unborn.

Raising a glass to St. Joseph

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Pope Francis announced the “Year of St. Joseph” on Dec. 8 to inspire believers of Christ across the globe to venerate the man who “accepted Mary unconditionally,” taught the value of “participating in the work of salvation” and was a tender earthly father to Jesus.

Family, faith help athlete’s hockey journey

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Eric Ciccolini seems adjusted to the reality of life as a student athlete in the midst of a pandemic.

Tam asks for church aid in bringing end to pandemic

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The end of our long COVID crisis may be in sight, but until we get there churches and faith leaders still have a job to do, Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam told over 1,300 faith leaders on a Jan. 20, nationwide Zoom call.

Liberal MP slammed for ‘anti-Catholic’ tweet

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OTTAWA -- A “cheap shot” tweet directed at Catholics by a Liberal MP has been slammed as “anti-Catholic” by Conservative Garnett Genuis and the Catholic Civil Rights League.

Justice Weiler makes law work for kids

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Over the course of six decades, Justice Karen Weiler has wielded the law in the service of kids. Semi-retired, honoured throughout Canada’s legal community and now with the Order of Ontario in her back pocket, she’s still doing it.