A proposal by Pope Francis to broaden the pro-life agenda to encompass a wider array of life-related issues is not sitting well with some members of Canada’s pro-life movement.

A Canucks’ fan scores: Authentic relationships through digital ministry


VANCOUVER – He isn’t a famous hockey player, but when Clayton Imoo puts on a jersey and attends a Canucks game, he is always stopped by a few fans.

Small Ontario town was about to lose its last Christian church... until a Catholic pharmacist intervened


LONDON, Ont., – In the week before Christmas, a 58-year-old pharmacist, Egyptian immigrant and devout Roman Catholic named Michael Haddad had his quarter-million-dollar bid accepted to purchase a recently shuttered United Church in Hensall, Ont. Haddad’s sole reason for making this purchase is so that this town of 1,200 situated about an hour’s drive north of London will not lose its last remaining Christian church.

Spitzer plots steady course as new leader of Toronto's Catholic Family Services


Taking on a new role in life comes with its challenges, but Brenda Spitzer steps into Catholic Family Services of Toronto with the knowledge she will be following along a steady path laid down by her predecessors for almost a century. 

Joe Gunn ready for next step in social justice with Oblate Centre


OTTAWA – After 10 years at the helm of Citizens for Public Justice, Joe Gunn, 64, is leaving Feb. 11 to head up the new Oblate Centre at Saint Paul University in Ottawa.

Physician conscience rights campaign being launched in Ontario, Alberta


Canadian Physicians for Life is mobilizing its members for a grassroots appeal to politicians to protect doctors who do not wish to participate in any way in the assisted suicide of patients.

Doug Ford's free speech policy misses pro-lifers, advocates say


OTTAWA – Doug Ford’s free speech policy for Ontario universities may not stem the censorship and even violence against pro-life expression on campuses, say pro-life activists.

Summer Jobs attestation language concerns bishops, despite 'step in right direction'


OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is welcoming the revisions to the Canada Summer Jobs application, but not without reservations.

Calgary priest charged with sexual assault


A Calgary priest has been charged in connection to alleged sexual assaults dating back to 2012.

Vancouver women put careers, school on hold to serve the poor for a year


VANCOUVER – Three Vancouver women have left career and school behind to serve the homeless.

Canadian bishops ‘pleased’ with changes to Summer Jobs attestation


OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is welcoming the revisions to the Canada Summer Jobs application.


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Bob Brehl: The redemption of Tiger amidst #MeToo

The excitement surrounding Tiger Woods’ historic win at the Masters golf tournament is undeniable, but it also raises some questions.


Pope's homily

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Imitate God by being merciful to others, Pope says 

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis. 



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Jean Ko Din in Panama: WYD leaves behind a wealth of memories 

Read Jean Ko Din's latest blog post on World Youth Day 2019 in Panama.