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As the director of a world-leading institute for studies in ecology and theology retires, it’s going to be all hands on deck at the University of St. Michael’s College to maintain the edge it has established over the last 28 years with the Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology.

Movement pushes to turn talk into action

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The timing could hardly be better for the Canadian arm of the Global Catholic Climate Movement when it officially launches in September.

Podcast peels back the ‘feminine genius’

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Growing up, Rachel Wong had this image of what a Catholic woman looked like. 

A Catholic woman has a quiet and demure strength. She is sensitive, soft-spoken and wears a lace veil to church. Maybe she’s a homemaker, maybe she has her own career, but the Catholic woman Wong had in her mind was also a one-dimensional stereotype. 

Pilgrims find healing, renewal in the waters of Alberta's Lac Ste. Anne

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LAC STE. ANNE, Alberta -- As she battled the aching pains of stage 4 intestinal cancer, Evelyn Mercredi slowly lifted herself from her walker and stepped into the waters of Lac Ste. Anne expecting -- and receiving -- healing.

Sisters’ graves moving

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The graves of some 300 School Sisters of Notre Dame in a cemetery on the order’s Watertown, Ont., convent property are expected to be moved to a Burlington Catholic cemetery in the near future as the sisters look to sell their long-time home.

Youth taking the lead on reconciliation

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Nearly three-quarters of Indigenous youth in Canada believe they will see meaningful reconciliation in their lifetime, an online poll has revealed.

Salt + Light TV sets stage for a new chapter

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For the first time in its 16-year existence, Salt + Light TV will be launching its fall season without the guiding hand of Fr. Thomas Rosica.

Rosary Bowl rekindles the spirit of ’47

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OTTAWA -- Seventy-two years after the 1947 Marian Congress in Ottawa, pilgrims will look to re-capture the spirit on the very same site of that historic event with the inaugural Lansdowne Rosary Bowl.

Pakistani Christian looks to Canada for help after death threats

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BANGKOK, THAILAND -- A plea has been issued for Canada to rescue a Pakistani Christian refugee who is in hiding after a viral video calling on jihadi fighters to kill him swept through Bangkok's refugee community.

Detroit Catholics help save iconic church of their twin parish in Ontario

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WINDSOR, Ontario -- Detroiters might soon notice a bronze glow on the horizon as they stare south across the Detroit River.

Unplanned enjoys success at Canadian box office

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The braintrust behind the pro-life movie Unplanned say they are ecstatic with attendance figures from the 49 Canadian screens that showed the movie during its one-week run in Canadian theatres.