As far as legislation goes, as far as the political parties are concerned, and in the eyes of the medical establishment, the debate over MAiD and euthanasia is over. The Supreme Court of Canada, Parliament and the Canadian Medical Association have pronounced their final words on the subject.

Immigrant centre aids 200 Afghan refugees

By

Resettlement agencies are working to find ways to meet the holistic needs of the growing number of Afghan refugees arriving in Canada.

Trafficking report focused on victim voice

By

When appraising the landscape through a global lens, a case can be made that 2021 has been a banner year in the fight against the evil, entrenched practice of human trafficking.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: A day of hope and repentance, says Cardinal Collins

By

For Canada’s Catholics, the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is “a day of penance and a day of hope,” Cardinal Thomas Collins said in a prayer service at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Toronto.

Police charge two in vandalism

By

VANCOUVER -- Two women have been charged by Vancouver Police following an investigation into vandalism this summer at St. Jude’s Church in East Vancouver.

Plenary keeps its focus on uncertain future

By

OTTAWA -- The future of the Catholic Church in Canada emerged as a main theme as Canada’s bishops gathered online for the second year in a row for a virtual plenary assembly Sept. 21-24.

CCCB remorse sets stage for papal apology

By

Graydon Nicholas accepts the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ apology for more than a century of wrongs by Canadian Catholics in residential schools and hopes it will lead to a papal apology on Canadian soil.

Mitchell founded CYO basketball

By

It’s been an emotional time for J.R. Gallarza, an athlete, basketball skills trainer and camp co-ordinator in Brantford, Ont.

ShareLife helps Rosalie Hall through pandemic waves

By

Reducing service to any significant degree is not an option for Rosalie Hall despite the pandemic threat it has been under with the rest of the world for the past year and a half.

Bishops apologize for residential schools and raise possibility of Pope visit to Canada

By

OTTAWA -- Canada’s Catholic bishops have “unequivocally” apologized for the Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system and have raised the possibility of a visit by the Pope to Canada as part of the “healing journey” between Canada’s Indigenous peoples and the Church.

Last modified on September 27, 2021

Moncton archdiocese won’t require proof of vaccination

By

The Archbishop of Moncton has backtracked on his vaccination policy, eliminating the need to for parishioners to provided proof of vaccination for Masses, baptisms and prayer groups.