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Bishop John Sherlock, who for 24 years was Bishop of London, Ont., died Aug. 12. He was 93.

Sisters of Providence closing doors on its Printing Room museum

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A little piece of history at Providence Manor is closing its doors for the last time in Kingston, Ont.

Shrines have bigger role to play: Lacroix

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OTTAWA -- In the face of surveys showing declining numbers of believers and church-goers, Cardinal Gérald Lacroix says Canada’s Catholic shrines should offer more direct preaching of the Gospel to encourage a personal relationship with Christ.

Priest travels nature’s way to vocations

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It was one of those nights a well-travelled canoeist understands — you’ve set up camp after a long day’s journey, you are lying awake and the thoughts come to you as you try to drift off to sleep.

Holy Family inspires first vocations pilgrimage

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The Archdiocese of Montreal will be invoking the Holy Family as it hosts the first of what is hoped to be an annual pilgrimage to pray for vocations.

Pro-abortion groups cashing in on grants

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OTTAWA -- Pro-abortion groups have received more than $152 million in government funding since 2016, according to an examination of government databases by an Ottawa pro-life blogger.

Development and Peace quits ombudsperson’s advisory board

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Development and Peace has joined a mass resignation from a government advisory board created to monitor allegations of unethical and illegal activities by Canadian corporations involved overseas in mining, oil and gas and textiles.

Restoration marches on despite setback

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WINDSOR, Ont. -- Parish officials remain optimistic an extensive restoration of historic Our Lady of Assumption Church will continue despite the withdrawal of an offer of $5 million by a well-known local philanthropist.

Archdiocese reaches out for helping hand

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BANGKOK, Thailand -- For 63 families, the strangers from Toronto represented something they’ve lived without for years — hope.

Judge’s death delays Quebec abuse audit

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The death of a retired Quebec Superior Judge will postpone the audit of allegations of sexual abuse against minors in the Montreal archdiocese and several other Quebec dioceses.

Relic takes first step in expanding saint’s reach

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A major relic of St. Brother André is making its first appearance outside Quebec later this month as a precursor to a major tour planned for the 10th anniversary of the canonization of the Canadian saint.