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Beyond the competition, football is about brotherhood for the St. Matthew’s Tigers. 

Bishop Fabbro vows renewed effort to restore Windsor’s historic Assumption Church

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A wall of secrecy doomed two successive fundraising campaigns to restore one of Canada’s most significant historical churches in Windsor, Ont., an independent inquiry has found.

Knights of Columbus elect B.C. man to board of directors

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The Knights of Columbus on Canada’s west coast have been waiting 30 years for this moment.

Federal government makes ambitious plans for poverty reduction

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Over the next 12 years the federal government promises to raise 2.1 million Canadians out of poverty and take Canada’s poverty rate from one in every eight Canadians to one in every 17 Canadians by 2030.

Archbishop Mancini attacking abuse issue head-on

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Even as he faces another sex abuse case in his own diocese, Archbishop Anthony Mancini is not afraid of going bankrupt.

Regina's Archbishop Bolen appeals directly to abuse victims

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Just three months after launching a video appeal to victims of clergy abuse, Regina Archbishop Don Bolen is again appealing to victims to come forward.

Trinity Western law school plans on hold

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OTTAWA – Trinity Western University’s decision to drop its mandatory community covenant has left religious freedom advocates wondering how it will impact the future of their cause. 

An epic pilgrimage trek at Lac Ste. Anne

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LAC STE ANNE COUNTY, Alta. – She finally made it. 

Charity faces another court fight with federal government to defend their advocacy activity

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OTTAWA – A poverty-fighting group, fresh from a victory over a law that threatened its status as a charity, is facing another round of legal fighting after the federal government appealed the court ruling.

Canadian poverty plan big on promises, short on dollars

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Over the next 12 years the federal government promises to raise 2.1 million Canadians out of poverty and take Canada’s poverty rate from one in every eight Canadians to one in every 17 by 2030.

Canada’s bishops express ‘sadness’ over sex abuse findings

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic bishops have joined their American counterparts in expressing heartbreak and sorrow over the clerical abuse revelations south of the border. 

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Charles Lewis: The papal office deserves a defence 

"I believed that criticism of the papacy was a sport for non-Catholics or perhaps disgruntled Catholics who were always at odds with Church teachings. Then a few things happened," Charles Lewis writes.

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