Samantha Rossi had just graduated from university in 2017 when she began to feel apprehensive about what she wanted to do next. 

Global study finds Canada has widest gap in religious practice between younger and older generations

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VANCOUVER – A recent poll has confirmed what most youth ministry workers are already losing sleep over: young people across the globe tend to be less religious than their elders.

New St. Vincent de Paul director puts Canada-wide focus on advocacy for poor 

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The umbrella organization for hundreds of St. Vincent de Paul councils in parishes across Canada is getting ready to step into the national spotlight.

1 in 4 Canadians face financial hardship, Angus Reid poll finds

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A new report from the Angus Reid Institute showing poverty may be a bigger problem than official statistics indicate is ramping up pressure on Ottawa to unveil a federal poverty reduction strategy.

Conservative platform included protection of conscience rights

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A petition demanding conscience rights for doctors who oppose assisted suicide is the first move in a multi-pronged strategy to persuade Ontario’s new government to enshrine such rights in law.

Ecumenical statement embraces Christian concern for environment

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Canada’s two largest churches, which represent two-thirds of Canadian Christians, have jointly declared that climate change and ecological degradation are central, enduring concerns for Christians.

The poverello of Toronto: Fr. Joe MacDonald ministered to the mentally ill

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During his life, St. Francis of Assisi was known as the "poverello,” or the poor man who renounced the world to live for Jesus alone.

Cardinal Ouellet celebrates fifty years of priesthood, reminds Canada to be mindful of refugees

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STE.-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRE, Quebec – Cardinal Marc Ouellet called upon Canadians to be mindful of the needs of migrants and refugees during a Mass celebrating the feast of St. Anne.

Tiny parish in Alberta is filled with big hearts

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Edmonton – Parishioners in Rivière Qui Barre, a tiny hamlet northwest of Edmonton, are celebrating a major achievement after completing a $50,000 renovation to their church building over the past year. 

Whistler church has its roots in skiers’ chapel

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WHISTLER, B.C. – The season has shifted gears from skiing to hiking in Whistler. For a small community in the resort municipality, a season of celebration has also just begun.

Sister battles consequences of Canadian mining in Latin America

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Talking about theology and mining in the same breath is not uncommon in Latin America.