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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.

Jobs funding faces more legal challenges

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OTTAWA -- The federal government is facing two more legal challenges to its controversial Canada Summer Jobs attestation.

Historic church begins long road back

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WINDSOR, Ont. -- Repairs to restore one of Canada’s oldest churches are finally underway after the Diocese of London gave $1 million to kick off another fund-raising campaign to reopen this city’s historic Our Lady of Assumption Church.

Pro-life movie ‘Unplanned’ lands Canadian distribution deal

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After a heated battle that included petitions and a national boycott, the controversial pro-life film Unplanned has finally landed a distribution deal in Canada.

Ursulines mark century of service

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SASKATOON -- In the spring of 1919, three “prophetic women of hope” came from Germany to Saskatchewan to teach in a pocket of devout German-speaking Russian emigrants who had settled beneath the vast expanse of sky and plain at the edge of what are known as the Great Sand Hills.

Serving those who save and protect

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EDMONTON -- It would certainly be much easier for Padre Chinedu Chukwu to minister to the Catholic faithful in a parish in the middle of suburbia. He had been there, and done that for more than a decade.

Conscience fight moves to the political arena

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Having lost twice in court, the battle for conscience rights for health care workers in Ontario is now a political battle.

Toronto Raptors' player took a shot at priesthood training

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WASHINGTON -- When Pascal Siakam was in his young teens attending a minor seminary in Cameroon -- and mostly playing soccer in his free time -- he likely never imagined he'd be playing in the NBA Finals.

Church has more work to do, poll shows

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The Church has a major communications problem when it comes to clerical abuse.

That’s the conclusion from communications professionals working for the Church after seeing the results of an Angus Reid Institute poll that said more than three-quarters of Canadians (78 per cent) believe the Catholic Church has done a poor or very poor job of handling the sexual abuse crisis.