Bishops not ready to invite Pope Francis to Canada

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CORNWALL, Ont. – Canada’s bishops will not be inviting Pope Francis to visit Canada any time soon.

Catholic and public elementary schools will share space on Toronto waterfront

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The schoolchildren of Toronto’s condoland, be they in the public or Catholic stream, will soon be sharing an elementary school.

Cardinal Ouellet warns against “alarmist” interpretations of Amoris Laetitia

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CORNWALL, Ont. – Cardinal Marc Ouellet has denounced the “alarmist” and “unfaithful” interpretations of the Pope Francis’ document Amoris Laetitia.

Nuncio challenges bishops to build on ad limina visits to Rome

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CORNWALL, ONT. – The Vatican’s representative in Canada has urged Canada’s bishops to build on the “moment of grace” and “fresh wind” of their ad limina visits to Rome earlier this year.

Hard hats, soft hearts

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A bishop, a rabbi and an imam are building a house ….

Teaching resource examines Christian-Jewish relations

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With people marching through downtown Charlottesville, Va., in crash helmets, carrying shields and truncheons and giving Nazi salutes, there can’t be much question of the need for everybody to review the history of Christian- Jewish relations since the world learned the horrors of Auschwitz in the Second World War, says the director of the Institute for Jewish- Catholic Relations at Philadelphia’s St. Joseph’s University.

Students earn a second chance at Fraser

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On the first Friday of the new school year, a steady stream of students pour into Monsignor Fraser College’s registration office. Among them is 20-year-old Vicki Goffi, who says with unwavering confidence that she is going to earn her high school diploma this year.

Exhibit puts Reformation history in focus

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It begins with the Beguines — the Reformation, that is.

Northern church is an answer to prayer

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FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. - The people of the small, remote town of Fort Simpson, N.W.T., say it’s a prayer answered.

Bishops are in no rush to revise Missal

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OTTAWA - Despite an edict from Pope Francis to allow broad input on liturgy, the English translation of the new Roman Missal is unlikely to be revised any time soon in Canada, say bishops.