One woman’s labour of love has seen an overgrown peace garden at a Catholic school in Orangeville, Ont., brought back to life as a Rosary Garden.

One in six Canadians are poor, Citizens of Public Justice report says

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Helping 5.8 million Canadians out of poverty isn’t a charity project. It’s about building a better economy and living up to the human rights we proclaim as a nation, said the author of a new report on poverty.

Domestic abuse victims of Catholic marriages say escape is no easy matter

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VANCOUVER – Nothing could have prepared Adelaide for the nightmare that was 18 years of her life.

Quebec bishops denounce alleged Oblate sex abuses investigated, aired by Radio-Canada

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MONTREAL – In a statement issued a few minutes after the broadcast of a story from Radio-Canada investigating sexual abuse allegedly committed by 10 Oblate missionaries in First Nation communities, the Quebec Assembly of Catholic Bishops told of their "indignation and shame" for the "terrible tragedy of sexual and physical abuse of minors by members of the clergy or religious communities."

Thieves target gravesite vases in Mississauga

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Peel police are investigating a rash of thefts at three Catholic cemeteries in Mississauga, Ont., where thieves have made off with bronze vases from gravesites.

St. Elizabeth Health Care sending message of HOPE

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When Archbishop Fergus P. McEvay started the St. Elizabeth Nurses in Toronto 110 years ago, it was all about the beginning of life. Four qualified midwives were stationed in the city’s poorer neighbourhoods to deliver babies, ensure the mother’s health and then get those babies baptized.

Archbishop Richard Smith outlines Canadian bishops' action plan on sex abuse

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EDMONTON – Trust in the Catholic Church has been broken in the wake of horrific reports of clergy sex abuse, but that trust can be restored, said Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith. 

Lack of safe drinking water on reserves ‘disgraceful’, Canadian bishops say

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OTTAWA – The latest statement about drinking water from Canada’s bishops “might shock” some people, admits Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver.

Legal marijuana will have 'disastrous effects,' Canadian bishops say

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OTTAWA – Canada’s bishops reiterated their opposition to the legalization of recreational marijuana Wednesday, the same day that legal marijuana sales began across the country.

‘Bold action’ urged in wake of UN report on climate change

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OTTAWA – Bold action on climate change is needed in the wake of an ominous report by the United Nations’ International Panel on Climate Change, says Development and Peace.