{mosimage}Editor’s note: following are the recipients of the proceeds from the 2007 Cardinal’s Dinner held in October in Toronto and the amount disbursed to each organization. A total of $145,500 was disbursed.

Archbishop hosts business breakfast

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TORONTO - Toronto’s archbishop is inviting members of the business community to join him for a Lenten Mass and breakfast on Feb. 20.

KAIROS forum puts faith in action

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{mosimage}TORONTO - In theory all faiths share a commitment to the poor. The ecumenical Christian social justice coalition KAIROS will test out that theory at a meeting for representatives from all faiths to talk about ways of reducing poverty rates in Toronto.

Targets sought for poverty reduction

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{mosimage}TORONTO - Politics and poverty are about to find themselves on the same stage in Ontario and nationally.

“The issue is back on the table,” said Michael Polyani, KAIROS’ Canadian social development expert.

Safe Third Country agreement ruling appealed

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OTTAWA - It’s on to round two of the court battle between Canada’s refugee advocates and the federal government.

Demonstrators mourn abortion 'horror'

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{mosimage}The 20th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision that left Canada without any laws restricting abortion was both mourned and celebrated in the nation’s capital.

Christian Child Care International undergoes change

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{mosimage}Christian Child Care International, a community development program based in Springhill, N.S., has changed its name to Chalice.

“By changing our name to Chalice, we are reducing the confusion and making ourselves easy to remember,” said Mark Warren, director of marketing.

New CCCB abuse guidelines released

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{mosimage}OTTAWA - New forcefully worded orientations to guide Catholic dioceses in updating their sexual abuse protocols stop short of being binding on the bishops.

Archdiocese of Toronto on top of population growth

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{mosimage}TORONTO - In the past decade the archdiocese of Toronto has opened 13 parishes and closed none. This is at a time when across Canada, and particularly in Quebec, parishes are closing or amalgamating.

New KAIROS chair a veteran in development work

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{mosimage}TORONTO - The new chairman of the board for Canada’s largest, Christian and ecumenical social justice organization is a veteran of Third World development work from the Anglican communion.

Canadian refugee workers won’t bow to threats

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{mosimage}TORONTO - Jesuit Father Jack Costello isn’t the sort to yell “Come and get me, Copper” a la James Cagney. At the same time, he isn’t about to quit aiding and abetting refugees who want to come into Canada.