Pro-life women are portrayed as being on the outside looking in when it comes to today’s feminist movement, but they actually are truer to feminism’s roots.

Louis Riel’s legacy brings renewed pride to Métis in Regina


Louis Riel and his legacy in our nation’s history are well-documented, if not a bit fragmented.

Apathy threatens publicly-funded Catholic education in Alberta, panel says


EDMONTON – Alberta’s Catholic school system is under attack, and apathy could lead to its downfall.

Religion must ‘rediscover that power’ to lead change, veteran civil rights crusader says


As Americans learned how Washington was realigned by the Nov. 6 mid-term elections, the elder statesman of the American civil rights movement was in Toronto calling President Donald Trump “an icon of chaos” and urging Canadians to resist “plantation capitalism” being pushed by American nationalists.

Religions urged to speak up, make moral choices clear


Religious voices are needed to remind political and business leaders of the basics of morality, particularly on the life and death issues of war, peace, climate change and nuclear arms, a trio of Canadian elder statesmen urged delegates to the Parliament of the World’s Religions. 

Covenant House opens more doors for female victims of trafficking


Another refuge from the trade in human flesh has opened its doors in Toronto under the umbrella of Covenant House.

Ontario backs off doctors' conscience rights court battle


OTTAWA – Ontario doctors who are suing the Ontario physicians’ college over conscience rights received good news Nov. 8 when the province of Ontario dropped its intervention on behalf of the college.

Deacons' radio show takes on tough subjects in First Nations community


EDMONTON – Two Catholic deacons from central Alberta take to the airwaves each week, sharing their faith, strength and hope on a radio talk show broadcast from a small station in Maskwacis, a First Nations community south of Edmonton.

Vincentians raising profile in battle against poverty


When Pope Francis initiated the World Day of the Poor to be marked on the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time — Nov. 18 this year — it was easy for people to see this targeted at the familiar pictures that are all too real of Third World poverty.

Real Bouchard, a ‘pillar’ for deaf in Edmonton, dies at age 92


EDMONTON – Standing at the entrance to St. Angela’s Church with a smile on his face, Real Bouchard was one of the first people who welcomed John Shores and his family to the deaf Catholic community in Edmonton many years ago. 


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Charles Lewis: We must open eyes to anti-Christian bigotry

Most of us take for granted the safety and peace of our houses of worship so when that is broken it is akin to being punched in the gut, Lewis writes.


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