Since St. Michael's Choir School began pressing albums in the 1970s, those purchasing the choral soundtracks were much like the students – members of an exclusive club.

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic Bishops have joined with an interfaith coalition to endorse a private member’s bill that lays the foundation for a national palliative care strategy.

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Canada’s Catholic bishops have joined forces with the Greek Orthodox and Armenian Orthodox bishops in Canada to raise money for restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

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A recent decision to withdraw from Kairos doesn’t in any way diminish the commitment of Canada’s bishops to ecumenism or social justice action, according to the bishops.

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TORONTO – Canada’s Catholic bishops will no longer be part of Canada’s ecumenical social justice coalition known as Kairos.

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OTTAWA – The president of Canada's bishop conference has written a frank letter to the federal Immigration Minister urging immediate government action to unclog delays in processing refugee applicants in order to preserve "confidence" in the refugee sponsorship program.

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TORONTO – Canada’s Catholic bishops will no longer be part of Canada’s ecumenical social justice coalition, known as Kairos.

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic bishops are unlikely to issue national pastoral guidelines on how to accompany Catholics considering euthanasia, the bishops’ conference president said.

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CORNWALL, Ontario – Canada's bishops are finalizing new policies to better protect minors against sex abuse.

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CORNWALL, Ont. – Members of the Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council called on Canada’s bishops to help find permanent funding for an institution to promote indigenous culture and spirituality.

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OTTAWA – The impact of Bill C-14 that legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada will be among the issues facing Canada’s bishops as they gather for their annual plenary Sept. 26-30 in Cornwall, Ont.

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OTTAWA – The Canadian bishops are emphasizing the beauty of the Sacrament of Reconciliation in a newly released text.

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What you sing and how you sing it on Sunday mornings is about to get a little more fine tuning. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a search for hymns, songs, chants and Mass settings to include in a new national hymnal.

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OTTAWA – Catholic, Evangelical, Jewish and Muslim faith leaders united on Parliament Hill June 14 to issue a joint call for a well-funded, quality national palliative care strategy.

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They’ve said it before and they’re saying it again.

“Bill C-14, no matter how it may be amended, is an affront to human dignity, an erosion of human solidarity, and a danger to all vulnerable persons,” the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops told the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights as it reviews a proposed law to regulate the practice of medically assisted suicide.

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