{mosimage}OTTAWA - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace delivered 153,000 postcards to Parliament Hill Oct. 24, urging the Conservative government to ensure Canadian mining companies act responsibly when operating abroad.

Economics must take environment into account

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{mosimage}TORONTO  - We need to stop an attitude aiming at maximum economic growth and instead make economic choices toward responsible development, said Dr. Bob Goudzwaard.

The power of one

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{mosimage}BRAMPTON, Ont. - The life stories of people such as Mother Teresa and Mother Angelica provide models for pro-life supporters in how even one individual, let alone a whole movement, can profoundly change the world for the better in the face of daunting challenges.

De Manche was with Register 41 years

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{mosimage}TORONTO - It’s appropriate that Alfred De Manche’s family would request that friends consider a donation to the Shepherd’s Trust as a fitting way to remember the long-time journalist’s life and work.

Imams learn about the Holocaust reality

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{mosimage}TORONTO - There’s just one reason why half a dozen imams and other leaders in Toronto’s Muslim community joined an interfaith tour of the Holocaust Museum in the city’s north end Oct. 16, and just one reason they listened intently to Max Eisen tell how he survived the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp as a 15-year-old slave labourer.

Confirmation program lets special needs youth participate

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{mosimage}NEWMARKET, Ont. - The archdiocese of Toronto launched its newly revised Confirmation program “Anointed for Mission” this fall.

St. Bonaventure’s reaches out online

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{mosimage}TORONTO  - A Franciscan friar has found a creative way to reach out to people sitting outside the pews in front of their computer screens.  

Slain bishop committed to building bridges in Algeria

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{mosimage}TORONTO - Some of the most horrific violence of our time happened in Algeria in the 1990s, and it only tangentially involved Catholics. But that tangent is full of dangers, doubts and fear.

Attracting families will lure Catholics back to pews

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{mosimage}CORNWALL, Ont. - Offer better ministry to families and baptized Catholics who no longer attend church will come back, sociologist Reginald Bibby told the annual plenary of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Oct. 15.

Two new bishops for Atlantic Canada

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{mosimage} Two major Roman Catholic dioceses in Atlantic Canada have new bishops, courtesy of Pope Benedict XVI. The Pope announced the appointments Oct. 17 at the Vatican.

Peace in space

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{mosimage}OTTAWA - In 1957, during the deepening Cold War, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, a basketball-sized satellite that orbited the earth every 98 minutes.