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Forced conversions, lost childhoods, years of hiding, living in limbo — the persecution Christians face around the world was given specific, concrete shape by the testimony of survivors at the annual Red Wednesday vespers in Toronto’s St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica.

Where has the $6 billion gone?

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Ottawa has spent $3 billion out of its $6 billion, 10-year plan to bolster home and community care, including palliative care, across Canada. But the federal government can’t quite say what exactly the money was spent on.

CUPE to walk out Monday if deal not reached, schools to close

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With the union representing school support staff threatening to go on strike again beginning Monday, Catholic school boards in the Toronto area are preparing to close their doors for in-person learning.

Coming home to ‘Renew’

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After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the annual Renew conference hosted by the Archdiocese of Toronto and the Office of Catholic Youth got back into the in-person groove on Nov. 5. 

Study the Faith in prayer, live life in loving service: an antidote to secularism

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The full text of the address delivered by Cardinal Collins' at the 43rd annual Cardinal's Dinner on November 15, 2022.

New hotline established to help with access to palliative care

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Getting the best care, the right care, for friends, family or self isn’t always easy. But the Archdiocese of Toronto is trying to make it easier with the new HopeLine for palliative care support.

Is the Catholic Church prepared for Canada’s immigration influx?

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A new era of mass immigration to Canada, one that will see 500,000 newcomers per year by 2025, is good news for the Catholic Church in this country.

Surprise support for anti-MAiD campaign

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One of Canada’s leading supporters of Medical Assistance in Dying is in favour of an anti-MAiD campaign launched by the Christian Medical and Dental Association of Canada and backed by Ontario’s bishops.

U.S. archeparchy's auxiliary bishop named auxiliary for Winnipeg archeparchy

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Pope Francis has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Andriy Rabiy of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia as auxiliary bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

Ukraine will be close to hearts this Remembrance Day

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As Canadians from coast-to-coast prepare to commemorate the unflinching heroism and sacrifices made by the country’s military veterans on Remembrance Day, there remains an acute focus towards the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. 

Life-long lessons lessened Milway’s load

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Reflecting upon his life’s work has brought Jim Milway to the conclusion his whole business career set the stage for him to succeed as the Archdiocese of Toronto’s Chancellor of Temporal Affairs.