Wildfire season is upon Canada again with the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) reporting as of May 5 firefighters nationwide had responded to 738 blazes, 246 originating in Alberta alone.

St. John’s victims to start seeing money next month

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The 369 plaintiffs who filed abuse claims against the Archdiocese of St. John’s are slated to receive their first disbursement on June 29.

National Prayer Breakfast calls for bridge over troubled waters

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“Nothing is more damning than indifference in the face of violence,” Anu George Canjanathoppil told today’s 59th annual National Prayer Breakfast.

In an electrifying speech that led to several rounds of applause and a prolonged standing ovation, the keynote speaker and CEO of International Justice Mission made an impassioned plea before 1,300 gathered for protection and justice for the victims of human trafficking in a world where war and conflict are rampant.

Hamilton’s Ex Corde Foundation aims for no one going without

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The Diocese of Hamilton’s Ex Corde Foundation is soon projected to crack the $10 million ceiling in charitable giving.  

Church vocations go beyond the priesthood

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Last month’s ShareLife Speaker Series shed light on the significance of vocations and how they can be better understood and nurtured. 

Charities’ award honours Fullan’s legacy

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When the time of recognition finally arrived for one of the leading figures in social work in Toronto Catholic circles for nearly three decades, the man who had committed a large part of his life to assist so many took the selfless route. 

Mideast conflict affect felt at Montreal Shoah memorial

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Shockwaves from the Gaza war impacted Christian-Jewish relations seriously enough to hamper a Montreal commemoration of the Shoah this year, say organizers of the 45th annual event held on April 28.

Halifax shelter program not so temporary

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What began as a short-term project by the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth to bring the city’s most vulnerable out of the cold and into temporary shelter remains a project in progress more than two years later. 

Activists seek right to home birth

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COVID-19 and life issues have brought bodily autonomy and the right to accept or refuse medical treatment to the forefront in recent years.

Pro-life flag won’t fly at Toronto schools

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The International Pro-Life Flag will not fly over Toronto Catholic schools this May.

St. John’s closures ‘canonically unsound’

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Having ruled that the Archdiocese of St. John’s closing of a number of parishes was canonically unsound, the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Clergy has further said that civil law does not trump canonical rights.