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The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has denounced Russia's seizure of a Catholic church in Ukraine's Kherson region, calling the structure's rededication for the Russian Orthodox Church a "sacrilege."

Hamilton’s Ex Corde Foundation aims for no one going without

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The Diocese of Hamilton’s Ex Corde Foundation is soon projected to crack the $10 million ceiling in charitable giving.  

Church vocations go beyond the priesthood

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Last month’s ShareLife Speaker Series shed light on the significance of vocations and how they can be better understood and nurtured. 

Charities’ award honours Fullan’s legacy

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When the time of recognition finally arrived for one of the leading figures in social work in Toronto Catholic circles for nearly three decades, the man who had committed a large part of his life to assist so many took the selfless route. 

Jordan's king promises pope Christian holy sites will be protected

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Pope Francis received assurances from Jordan's King Abdullah II that Christian and Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem will be protected amid the Israel-Hamas war.

New Orleans Archdiocese investigated for child sex trafficking due to decades-old abuse claims

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The Louisiana State Police and the FBI are investigating whether Archdiocese of New Orleans officials -- including archbishops -- covered up child sex trafficking by clergy over several decades, with some alleged victims reportedly taken out of state to be abused and marked for further exploitation among clergy.

Caritas Baby Hospital in Bethlehem remains a ray of hope in war-torn Holy Land

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Many people in the West Bank have been left without work but the only pediatric hospital in the area gives them a sense of hope and security.

Cardinal says church shouldn't expect 'miracle' of peace in Holy Land

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Sudden peace negotiations or an intervention by the United States will not deliver Israelis and Palestinians from the suffering caused by the war in Gaza, a Jerusalem-based cardinal said.

Artsakh’s Armenians: the forgotten refugee crisis

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As April flowers burst into bloom on the mountain slopes and in the valleys Nagorno Karabakh, there are almost no Armenians there to celebrate the arrival of spring in their ancient homeland.

Pope Francis appoints first Catholic bishop with Anglican heritage for UK ordinariate

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Catholics in the United Kingdom that are part of the personal ordinariate have welcomed Pope Francis' appointment of their first bishop -- and the first ordinariate bishop to hail from their Anglican heritage.

Mideast conflict affect felt at Montreal Shoah memorial

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Shockwaves from the Gaza war impacted Christian-Jewish relations seriously enough to hamper a Montreal commemoration of the Shoah this year, say organizers of the 45th annual event held on April 28.