The Catholics of Toronto staked their election flag in the territory of reasoned, respectful debate at the largest, non-partisan, live-audience election event of 2019.

Historic church vandalized

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EDMONTON -- Police are investigating after a historic Catholic church in central Alberta was vandalized and priceless items were destroyed.

Federal Election Debate from a Catholic Perspective

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Catholics are called to be engaged in the public square. As we prepare for the October 21 federal election, you are invited to be part of one of the largest live audience debates in Canada.

Pakistan blasphemy law not going away: lawyer

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Pakistan’s blasphemy law and the fanatic, fundamentalist politics behind it aren’t going away anytime soon, Asia Bibi’s first lawyer told The Catholic Register at a celebration of the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees in Toronto’s St. Philip Neri Church on Sept. 29.

Canadian Cardinal Ouellet defends priestly celibacy ahead of Amazon synod

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ROME (CNA) -- Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, presented a book Wednesday arguing that in the face of challenges, the Church should not grab at quick solutions, but seek to deepen its understanding of the uninterrupted tradition of priestly celibacy in the Latin rite.

Three boys from St Michael’s College School plead guilty to sex assault

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Three St. Michael’s College School students involved in the sexual assault scandal that rocked the prestigious Toronto Catholic school pleaded guilty Oct. 3 to sexual assault charges.

Bishops demand action on nuclear treaty

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Canada’s Catholic bishops are demanding that whoever forms the next government signs the nuclear weapons ban treaty and push NATO to denuclearize its military strategy.

Thousands rally for Earth’s future

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Tens of thousands of people in Toronto joined more than 80 other youth-led marches across Canada on Sept. 27 to demand immediate action to address global climate change.

Ontario schools prepare plans for strike by support staff

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With educational support staff set to take full-scale strike action Oct. 7, Ontario’s Catholic school boards are reviewing contingency plans with a particular emphasis on student safety and their ability to maintain programming.

Statue by Canadian artist erected in St. Peter's Square

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VATICAN CITY -- Christians have a moral obligation to show God's care for all those who are marginalized, especially migrants and refugees, Pope Francis said.

Development and Peace suffering, says ex-president

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MONTREAL -- The former president of Development and Peace said the Catholic bishops’ attitude toward their charitable agency is hurting its membership and credibility.