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St. Michael’s College School is set to launch the next phase in its journey to change the culture at the Toronto all-boys’ school that led to a highly-publicized bullying scandal and the expulsion of and criminal charges laid against members of the school’s junior football team.

Catholics rally in prayer as satanic mass takes place in Ottawa

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OTTAWA -- About 200 people, most clutching a rosary, held a prayer vigil as a black satanic mass occurred Aug. 17 at a heavy metal club in downtown Ottawa.

Historic Assumption church in Windsor to re-open permanently

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WINDSOR, Ont. -- Our Lady of Assumption Church, the “mother church” in southwestern Ontario and oldest parish west of Montreal, will reopen Sept. 8.

St. Michael's College School Respect and Culture Committee releases statement

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The following is a statement from St. Michael’s College School, released Aug. 15, following its examination of the SMCS Respect and Culture Committee. The committee was struck following a series of hazing incidents at the school that came to light in December. 

Archbishop Prendergast decries Satanic black mass in Ottawa

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OTTAWA -- A ritual Satanic black mass planned in Ottawa Aug. 17 is hateful towards Catholics and risks desecrating what they hold most precious, says Ottawa’s archbishop.

Bishop John Sherlock, former head of London diocese, dies at 93

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Bishop John Sherlock, who for 24 years was Bishop of London, Ont., died Aug. 12. He was 93.

Sisters of Providence closing doors on its Printing Room museum

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A little piece of history at Providence Manor is closing its doors for the last time in Kingston, Ont.

Shrines have bigger role to play: Lacroix

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OTTAWA -- In the face of surveys showing declining numbers of believers and church-goers, Cardinal Gérald Lacroix says Canada’s Catholic shrines should offer more direct preaching of the Gospel to encourage a personal relationship with Christ.

Priest travels nature’s way to vocations

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It was one of those nights a well-travelled canoeist understands — you’ve set up camp after a long day’s journey, you are lying awake and the thoughts come to you as you try to drift off to sleep.

Holy Family inspires first vocations pilgrimage

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The Archdiocese of Montreal will be invoking the Holy Family as it hosts the first of what is hoped to be an annual pilgrimage to pray for vocations.

Pro-abortion groups cashing in on grants

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OTTAWA -- Pro-abortion groups have received more than $152 million in government funding since 2016, according to an examination of government databases by an Ottawa pro-life blogger.