New South Wales becomes last Australian state to pass assisted dying law

The Parliament of New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, has passed a law allowing people to choose assisted dying under certain circumstances. It was the last of the country's six states to enact such legislation.

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Vatican foreign minister visits Ukraine in sign of solidarity, support

Seeing scenes of a war on television is one thing, "touching this reality is another," Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, Vatican foreign minister, said in Ukraine.

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From seminary to sailor: it’s all about the routine

When it comes to vocational discernment some people don’t need to search, while others find a call to military service amongst the patchworked fruits of a short stint in seminary. 

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National Campus Life Network returns to pre-pandemic roots

National Campus Life Network returns to pre-pandemic roots

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Canadian sisters celebrate sainthood of St. Marie Rivier

Canadian sisters celebrate sainthood of St. Marie Rivier

In the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary’s estimation, Sr. Marie (Anne-Marie) Rivier’s canonization journey dates back 180 years to 1842, four years after the French Catholic nun passed away at age 69 in Bourg-Saint-Andéol, France.

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National Campus Life Network returns to pre-pandemic roots

National Campus Life Network returns to pre-pandemic roots

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Easter Drawing Contest

Easter Drawing Contest 2022 winners

The great 19th-century Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky declared that beauty will save the world. Some years earlier, Our Lord anticipated — and no doubt inspired — Dostoyevsky by teaching us the necessity for salvation of experiencing the world and expressing our faith through the beauty in children’s eyes.

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Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

For the Diversity Club at Sudbury, Ont’s St. Benedict Catholic School, the conversation on water and what it means in Indigenous cultures began on Earth Day.

As the outcry from those who say the life of a loved one was wrongfully extinguished due to blind spots in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation has grown louder, many are worried that their concerns are falling on deaf ears.

Holding a sign that read “I regret my abortion,” pro-life protester Debbie Fisher sat under a tent, waiting to share her story to a group of hundreds gathered outside of Queen’s Park for the Toronto March for Life rally on March 13.

With much of the world’s focus on the war in Ukraine, Ethiopian Catholic leaders world-wide have been calling on the international community not to forget the thousands of people impacted by conflict in the East African nation’s Tigray region.

For more than 20 years, world religion teachers and interfaith leaders around the world have been using the Golden Rule poster as an entry point for discussions on faith and unity.

St. Martin Catholic Elementary School in Edmonton has so far welcomed 39 refugee students from Ukraine over the last two plus months since Russian troops  invaded their country.

In an act of “divine mercy,” the Diocese of Saint John has donated the former St. Peter’s church property to Divine Mercy Catholic School (DMCS) completely debt free.

A new early intervention mental health program aimed at decreasing the barriers youth face when trying to access mental health supports is launching in Simcoe County, north of Toronto.

On May 1, mother of three Linda Murphy began a 900-kilometre hike along Ontario’s Bruce Trail to raise money for domestic violence survivors across Canada.

A predominantly female robotics team from Toronto’s St. Oscar Romero Catholic Secondary School is helping to expand the face of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM).