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An appeals court in Ontario has upheld a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario requirement that doctors in the province must give referrals for medical services such as assisted dying and abortion that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.

Militant posts video threat, saying he is in Canada to kill Asia Bibi

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MANCHESTER, England - An Islamic militant has posted a video on the internet boasting that he has arrived in Canada to kill Asia Bibi.

Justice sought for pre-born murder victim

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OTTAWA - The family of murder victims Arianna Goberdhan and her pre-born daughter Asaara are looking for the public’s help in a new push to create a law that would mean an unborn child could be considered a murder victim.

Cathedral hosts historic fresco

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A 10-foot high fresco of the Blessed Virgin Mary with the child Jesus over the Ottawa skyline that was saved from destruction 20 years ago was back on display May 1-5.

Register named best religious newspaper

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WINNIPEG, Man. - For the second consecutive year, The Catholic Register has been named Canada’s best religious newspaper at an awards ceremony to recognize excellence in Christian journalism.

Board warns of nutrition cuts

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Catholic parents have been put on notice that their child’s breakfast is under threat from provincial budget cuts.

Moms ministry inspires and empowers

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Anna-Lisa Athaide is the definition of a supermom.

Educators worried over declining funds

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On average, each Ontario student is going to be worth 0.44 per cent less in terms of funding beginning this September.

St. Mike’s survey takes aim at school culture

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In late April, as six expelled students from St. Michael’s College School facing sex assault charges had their court case put over until June, the private boys’ school in midtown Toronto was in the process of collecting responses to a survey as part of its respect and culture review.

Auto shop teacher helps put students in fast lane

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Jason Rehel wanted his automotive technology classes to be a breath of fresh air from the busyness of school. When students are working in the shop, visitors would come and go, and music would sometimes be playing in the background.

17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

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EDMONTON, Alberta - Sarah Joy Walker is alive today because her mother flatly turned down an abortion.