VANCOUVER -- Nineteen people with developmental disabilities and their assistants live in homes run by L’Arche Greater Vancouver, an organization founded on principles of intentional community and family-like living.

Nuns gave lives in testimony to Gospel

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A Canadian missionary who, just an hour before the soldiers committed their crime, came face-to-face with men who raped and murdered four U.S. churchwomen in El Salvador in 1980, is urging Canadians to remember the martyrdom of both the American missionaries and the Salvadoran people.

Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi ends mission as Canada’s apostolic nuncio

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After seven years as the Pope’s diplomatic representative in Canada, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi is off to Albania.

Church leaders, not teaching, at root of Indigenous abuse

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WINDSOR, Ont. -- It’s not Christian teachings that have been at the root of discrimination and oppression in the way whites have treated Indigenous people, but how Church leaders have interpreted those teachings, Senator Murray Sinclair said.

PM praises leaders for COVID presence

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As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked faith communities for helping Canadians struggle through nine long months of COVID-induced uncertainty and isolation, he also urged a group of 250 clergy and faith leaders from a wide range of religions to do more over the home stretch while vaccinations roll out. 

Canadian vaccine to tackle COVID — and more

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Not just a vaccine but a cheap, ethical, Canadian vaccine is on its way before 2022, and it’s not just a solution for COVID-19, says the new chief operating officer at Eyam Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics.

B.C. public Mass ban extended to Jan.8

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VANCOUVER -- Public health officials in B.C. have extended the existing bans on events including public Masses until Jan. 8, meaning no public in-person Christmas or New Year’s Masses this year.

Pope makes it official in Ottawa-Cornwall

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OTTAWA -- The official changing of the guard in Ottawa-Cornwall is now complete.

Librarian’s estate gifts King’s with $1 million

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A bit early for Christmas, King’s University College has been hit with a surprise gift of $1 million — one of the largest gifts in the London, Ont., Catholic college’s history.

Prendergast’s retirement on hold

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OTTAWA -- Retiring is proving to be difficult for Archbishop Terrence Prendergast.

Crisis offers opportunity

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Catholic parents seeking to help their children make sense of world events have had their work cut out for them in 2020.