A new system launched to report abuse by Canada’s Catholic bishops is the next step within the Church to make sure all instances of abuse are exposed and eliminated, Gatineau Archbishop Paul-André Durocher said.

Teacher rides for suicide prevention

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With his departed friend Chris and his junior high students top of mind, Tyler Weber pushed himself to a personal best bike ride of 225.8 kilometres in just over nine hours in a journey to raise awareness of suicide prevention.

Inadequate housing for migrants cited in coroner report

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A coroner’s report into the COVID-19 deaths of three migrant farm workers last year has highlighted the role crowded, inadequate housing played in spreading the deadly virus on Ontario farms, plus a jumble of overlapping jurisdictions overseeing the living and working conditions of temporary foreign workers.

March For Life returns to Parliament Hill

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OTTAWA -- The theme of this year’s March For Life in Canada is “You Are Not Alone.”

The law, theology ... and Happy the elephant

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Is an animal a person?

That’s the central question surrounding the fate of a 48-year-old female Asian elephant in the Bronx Zoo named Happy, a question that has enticed legal, moral and even theological debate.

Quebec bishops push for ‘just recovery’

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Quebec’s Catholic bishops don’t just want a recovery, they want change.

Farms could be COVID hotspot, again

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A year after three migrant farm workers died in Ontario and COVID-19 infections ran rampant in bunkhouses, Fr. Peter Ciallella is worried about this year’s growing season.

Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage goes virtual again

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EDMONTON -- This year’s Lac Ste. Anne Pilgrimage is going online once again, the second year in a row.

Ontario bishops renew push for conscience rights to protect health-care workers

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OTTAWA -- Ontario’s Catholic bishops are calling on the faithful to demand legislation to protect health-care workers from having to participate in procedures that go against their faith and conscience.

Canadian bishops, religious push for passage of Bill C-15

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With the legislation already forwarded to the Senate for study and third reading in the House of Commons expected within days, Canada’s bishops and religious orders have come out strongly in support of Bill C-15, a law that would implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

Fr. Salmon a missionary who’s always on the go

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People well acquainted with Fr. Frank Salmon, OMI, know connecting with him via phone, especially during warmer months, is a bit of a difficult proposition.