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Fr. Thomas Rosica is stepping down as CEO of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, the latest chapter in a plagiarism scandal that has embroiled the Basilian priest since early this year.

Portland couple move to Canada to avert deportation threat

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- A well-known Portland Catholic married couple has moved to Canada because attorneys could not find a clear path to resolve the pair's immigration status.

Half a world away, a dream comes true

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VANCOUVER -- As a teenager, Catherine Koch would burst into tears when TV commercials came on showing images of emaciated African children. 

Young students put their bracelet-making skills to work for Angel Foundation

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Three girls, a lot of elastic bands, a stack of coloured paper and a lot of love went into raising $85 for the Angel Foundation at Toronto’s St. Joachim’s Catholic School.

Linton, 93, has been playing music in hospitals for over 30 years

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George Linton understands the power of music and how much joy it can bring.

Chatham’s Ursuline sisters prepare for new chapter

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The reality of a dwindling, aging community is setting in for the Ursuline Sisters of Chatham, but it won’t keep them from continuing the work they’ve carried out for more than a century and a half in southwestern Ontario.

Homeless venture hits milestone

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EDMONTON -- It started with Edmonton churches asking “How can we help?”

Quebec passes Bill 21 in face of opposition

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OTTAWA -- The fight against Quebec’s secularism legislation must continue even though it is now law, say religious freedom advocates.

Cardus putting its faith in youth

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The Cardus Religious Freedom Institute is building a network of millennial faith leaders to support the development of public faith among Canada’s youth over the next three years.

Project puts focus on 50 years of abortion

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OTTAWA -- Fifty videos in 50 days.

An ambitious pro-life project to release an online video every day from Mother’s Day to Canada Day is heading into the homestretch.

Faith groups push for Indigenous rights bill

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OTTAWA -- Canada’s Catholic bishops are backing ecumenical efforts to encourage prompt passage of a bill in support of Indigenous rights before Parliament rises for the summer.