The Archdiocese of Vancouver will conduct a review of how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Church in Vancouver, how the archdiocese responded and what, if anything, should be done to improve responses in future emergencies.

Little Italy Good Friday procession a no-go again

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For the third straight year, the annual Good Friday procession through the streets of Toronto’s Little Italy neighbourhood is cancelled.

Inquiry criticizes Our Lady Seat of Wisdom in abuse case

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An independent investigation has found that a former music professor at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College in Barry’s Bay Ont., committed sexual misconduct against a school alumnus.

Chimney swifts occupy TCDSB property

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A pristine white tower that sits in the empty lot of the now demolished St. Raymond’s Catholic School in Toronto has had passersby scratching their heads trying to figure out its purpose.

Charities fear Emergencies Act overreach

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Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) executive director Joanna Baron and litigation director Christine Van Geyn have said that charities are experiencing a financial chill after the federal government instituted the Emergencies Act to deal with the Freedom Convoy snarling the streets of Ottawa.

Artist’s mural brings life to Calgary school

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Prolific Blackfoot painter Kalum Teke Dan’s latest residency has been at St. John XXIII School in Calgary, where for over a month he’s been sharing his art and culture with students from kindergarten to Grade 9.

Author turns critical eye to in vitro fertilization

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VANCOUVER -- Although in vitro fertilization can be something of a fringe concern among pro-life groups, many are starting to believe that IVF poses a serious threat to society’s understanding of pre-born human dignity.

Priest helping flock deal with homeland’s crisis

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Through the uncertainty of war, Fr. Ivan Nahachewsky is working to bring support and sanity to his community in the midst of collective trauma.

Why Rome matters

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Rome is not just another city. It’s not even an Italian city. It belongs to the world and to God at one and the same time.

Indigenous hope to ‘create path forward’ with Pope Francis

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A week of spiritual diplomacy between Pope Francis and three Canadian Indigenous delegations will begin with hope, Assembly of First Nations Northwest Territories Regional Chief Gerald Antoine told an international press corps gathering on Zoom March 24.

Xavier Society brings Gospel light to blind

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Ann Musgrave, who is completely blind, attends a Catholic book club and has just started reading The Gift of Years by popular American nun Joan Chittister.