A Quebec court has agreed to allow the federal government to put off making changes to Canada’s medically-assisted suicide law until mid-December.

Dr. Walley dedicated life to maternal care

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OTTAWA -- Friends and colleagues are mourning the death of Dr. Robert Walley, a Catholic doctor who committed his life to helping save the lives of mothers and babies in the developing world.

Register captures honours at Catholic Press Association awards

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The Catholic Register continued a prosperous awards season on July 2, picking up four first-place awards among the 22 honours it received at the Catholic Press Association awards.

PM urged to take spiritual approach to reconciliation

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Two weeks after crown prosecutors in British Columbia dropped civil and criminal charges against 22 protesters arrested in February for defying a court injunction against blocking pipeline construction crews on Wet’suwet’en territory, the Catholic bishops and Indigenous elders in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle are telling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to get on with the job of reconciliation by employing a more spiritual approach to dialogue.

A call to action for long-term care

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Catholics are getting ready to play a role in the post-COVID look at what went wrong in long-term care, but that response is divided between a walk-softly approach and others demanding radical change.

Canadian archbishop gets third pallium

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VATICAN CITY -- Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa-Cornwall is preparing to retire, but first he is planning a liturgy where he will receive the pallium. Again.

Hamilton CYO’s future hangs in balance

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The Catholic Youth Organization in Hamilton has been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, so much so that it’s at the point of wondering if it will be able to carry on beyond this summer.

Register earns 14 awards at event honouring Christian journalism

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The Catholic Register earned 14 awards June 26 at an online ceremony honouring excellence in Christian journalism in Canada.

Assumption building bridges to the future

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Just a five-minute walk away from the Ambassador Bridge, Assumption University in Windsor, Ont., has become a vital community bridge on its own, according to newly installed principal John Cappucci.

Ontario education funding given a boost

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It’s unclear exactly what Ontario classrooms are going to look like in the fall with the realities of COVID-19, but one certainty for school boards is an extra $736 million in funding from the province.

Living the dream

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July 1 marks the six-year anniversary of the Canada Day that the Del Rosario family became Canadian citizens.