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A preliminary canonical investigation found no evidence of abuse or misconduct committed by Cardinal Gérald Lacroix of Québec, who had been anonymously accused of abuse, the Vatican said.

Faith, finance and the bottom line

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Canadian Catholic journalist Laura Ieraci is a bit of a “Jill of all trades” and when she is not editing, writing or shooting a film, she is coaching people to bring their faith and their finances into alignment.

Synod experience ‘transformative’ for Canadian priests

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Fr. Pierre Ducharme, O.F.M., is “riding a high” one week after returning from the Parish Priests for the Synod international meeting in Rome.

Discarded chalice’s new life helps spread the call for vocations in Thunder Bay

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Upon visiting a local scrap yard last summer to dispose of some waste, one local man from the Thunder Bay District noticed someone attempting to sell an item - one he knew was too precious to be lost to time. 

Partnership ‘crucial’ in trafficking fight

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To combat modern slavery, the fastest growing and second most profitable criminal enterprise in the world behind the illegal drug trade, anti-trafficking organizations are urgently calling for collaboration.

We ignore religious freedom ‘at our own peril’

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Different kinds of persecution are top of mind in political and media circles, but what receives little attention is Christian persecution, said John McKay.

No accounting for burial sites’ funding

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The $7.9 million allocated to the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation for “field work” at the alleged site of 215 unmarked graves in Kamloops, B.C. is only a small portion of the $110 million allocated to Indigenous communities to help them search and document burial sites at former residential schools. 

York Catholic board welcomes all in Christ

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Nearly one year ago, on May 29, 2023, York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) trustees voted 6-4 against a proposal to fly the Pride flag outside board headquarters in Aurora, Ont.

LEGO's Notre Dame model comes just in time for cathedral reopening

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As workers complete the rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a devastating 2019 fire, LEGO fans can assemble their own model of the iconic medieval structure, thanks to a soon-to-be-released kit from the Denmark-based toy manufacturer.

Toronto welcomes five new shepherds

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A packed St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica, filled with family, friends and well-wishers, gathered May 11 to see five men become the newest priests for the Archdiocese of Toronto. 

Cyberattack on largest US Catholic health care system part of rising criminal trend

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The largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. reported it experienced what it called a "cybersecurity incident" May 8, resulting in "a disruption to clinical operations." The cyberattack is part of a rising and dangerous criminal trend targeting the entire health care sector.