Retired Quebec Justice André Denis has been appointed by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, OMI Lacombe Canada and the Oblates of the Province of France to lead the Oblate Safeguarding Commission, an independent examination of historical allegations of sexual abuse against Johannes Rivoire.

Two American carpenters help to rebuild Notre Dame’s spire


Highly skilled carpenters from four different companies are working together to rebuild the iconic Notre Dame spire before the grand reopening of the most famous European cathedral on Dec. 8, 2024. Among the craftsmen assigned to the prestigious task are two Americans: Jackson Dubois from New York and Michael Burrey from Boston.

Pope Francis' envoy to travel to Moscow on peace mission


Italian Cardinal Matteo Zuppi will go to Moscow on the second leg of a peace mission on behalf of Pope Francis, the Vatican said.

Ontario hospices get $147 million shot in the arm


Ontario hospices are getting more money to fund their day-to-day operations guaranteed over the next three years.

Entire Niagara Catholic board under ‘hold and secure’ due to threat


The Niagara Catholic District School Board has placed all of its schools under a hold and secure order after receiving an “unverified threat.”