The Church, with its long history of serving the poor and the persecuted, must play a key role in dealing with the global migration crisis.

Safe Third Country pact under increasing attack

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OTTAWA – Storm clouds continue to gather over the controversial Safe Third Country Agreement.

Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

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OTTAWA -- Fr. Tony Van Hee says nearly three decades spent fasting and praying on Parliament Hill to end abortion have been the best years of his life.

Pope Francis committed to reconciliation, says Canada's nuncio

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OTTAWA - Pope Francis is committed to contributing to the process of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples, said the Vatican’s representative to Canada.

Summer jobs attestation faces yet more legal challenges

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OTTAWA — A legal challenge of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) pro-abortion attestation by an Ontario concrete company is only the beginning, says Ottawa-based litigation lawyer Albertos Polizogopoulos. More challenges are coming soon, he said.

Veteran educator puts his faith into action

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EDMONTON – Mike Paonessa visits the Edmonton Remand Centre every week to pray the rosary with inmates, and drives around the inner-city Boyle Street neighbourhood to provide coffee and food to the needy.

The birth of the western Canadian Catholic Church

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Two hundred years ago, a trio of missionaries were sent westward to bring peace and stability to an untamed colony.

A labour of love: Creating a new hymnal for Canadian churches

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EDMONTON – Canadian Catholics are about to see the first new national hymnal in more than 20 years — a book that will bring long-cherished hymns into step with modern worship and introduce new works as well.

Trinity Western court decision puts organizations at risk, says CCCB

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OTTAWA – The Supreme Court has opened the door for discrimination based on a person’s religious beliefs and moral values, Canadian bishops wrote in a frank rebuttal to a decision by Canada’s highest court.

Marijuana use will still be a sin after becoming legal, bishops say

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OTTAWA – Marijuana use across Canada may soon be legal in the eyes of the law, but it will remain a sin in the eyes of the Church, warn Canada’s bishops.