More than a month after Pakistan’s Supreme Court announced that it had confirmed its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, the 51-year-old Catholic woman is still in Pakistan under protective custody despite an offer of asylum from Canada. 

Dr. Barrie deVeber, founder of bioethics institute, dies at 90

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If it was up to Dr. Barrie deVeber, his name would not be on the institution dedicated to researching all aspects of human life.

Salt + Light board stands behind Fr. Rosica

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Fr. Thomas Rosica has maintained the support of the board of directors of Salt and Light Media Foundation despite admitting to widespread plagiarism.

Clerical abuse victim from Windsor is looking for results after Vatican summit

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OTTAWA  – A sexual abuse victim from Windsor, Ont., is reserving judgment on the Vatican sex abuse summit until she sees the results.

Exodus 90 offers ‘worldly’ challenge

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No social media. No alcohol. No sweets. No hot showers. No secular music. 

Team effort is needed for change in abuse crisis, says Bishop Gendron

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OTTAWA – The Canadian bishop who participated in the Vatican abuse summit believes the unprecedented gathering of Church leaders is a “sign of hope” that the Church is finally coming to grips with the worldwide problem of sexual crimes against minors.

Fr. Rosica resigns from St. Mike’s following plagiarism revelations

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Accepting "full responsibility" for failure to credit his sources in several published articles and lectures, Fr. Thomas Rosica has resigned from the collegium of the University of St. Michael’s College.

Fr. Thomas Rosica apologizes for plagiarism

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WASHINGTON – A long-time Vatican spokesman has admitted to passing off the writing of others as his own, and apologized for plagiarizing.

Storm erupts over hiring of pro-euthanasia doctor at Catholic hospital in Ottawa

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OTTAWA – Despite granting privileges to a palliative care physician who supports Canada’s euthanasia law, the Catholic identity of Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital is not threatened, said Ottawa’s archbishop.

Canada's new attorney general puts euthanasia expansion on ice

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OTTAWA – Euthanasia opponents welcomed news that Canada’s new Attorney General David Lametti says the Liberal government has no plans to expand access to assisted suicide in the near future.

Citizens for Public Justice Lenten campaign puts carbon on hit list

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As the federal government finds itself embroiled in battles with a number of provinces over its introduction of a price on carbon, Citizens for Public Justice wants to let it know there are many in the faith community that support government efforts dealing with climate change.