News/Canada

Therapist finds beauty in healing, faith

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

Physiotherapist Robbie de Fleuriot believes in taking a holistic approach to physical recovery.

From pain to forgiveness: A residential school survivor shares his story

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VANCOUVER -- Rousing applause sounded as Cree elder Don Tourangeau embraced Fr. Pierre Ducharme at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Richmond, B.C., on Canada’s first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

‘This is a resurrection moment for the Church’

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

The 2023 Synod on Synodality can’t come fast enough for physician, ethicist and expert on sexual abuse by priests Sr. Nuala Kenny.

‘Faith is not neutral’ in caring for creation

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Pope Francis isn’t going to let the next global summit on climate change slip by on the same old excuses and empty promises — and Development and Peace - Caritas Canada aims to see Canadian Catholics play their part.

Van attack victim’s light still shines

By Wendy-Ann Clarke, The Catholic Register

The memory of Yonge Street van attack victim Anne Marie D’Amico and her positive and helping ways have been honoured with the North York Women’s Shelter unveiling a new building bearing her name.

This campaign will have to be different

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

If Catholics really are going to raise $30 million to fund Indigenous-led reconciliation projects across the country, they’re going to have to run a very different campaign than the $25-million “best efforts” campaign that raised just $3.7 million between 2008 and 2014, say Catholic philanthropists and fundraisers.

Dioceses sending strong vaccination message

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

The message across the country for parishioners, volunteers and staff at Catholic churches is clear: please get vaccinated.

Rise in Canadian MAiD cases a sign of things to come

By Brian Dryden, Canadian Catholic News

OTTAWA -- A surge in assisted death requests in Nova Scotia has seen the province put referrals on hold until the backlog can be cleared.

Worldwide synod begins at local level

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

There has never been a synod like the one that will begin Oct. 17 in cathedrals across Canada.

Catholic Missions slowly bounces back

By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register

Rewind the clocks to late July 2020. Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic and Catholic Missions In Canada had already paid a heavy toll.

Indigenous input needed in end-of-life care

By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

As far as legislation goes, as far as the political parties are concerned, and in the eyes of the medical establishment, the debate over MAiD and euthanasia is over. The Supreme Court of Canada, Parliament and the Canadian Medical Association have pronounced their final words on the subject.