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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.

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.