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Rather than fighting to change the system which imposes euthanasia, health care professional bioethicist Bob Parke wants to create a private hospice that bans assisted killing and where dying will only come the natural way.

Seven Toronto-area priests named Chaplain of His Holiness

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It's a blessing that he didn't expect, said newly appointed Msgr. John Borean.

Archbishop Collins testifying at conscience rights hearing

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Conscience rights for Ontario doctors will get the full attention of Queen’s Park on Thursday, March 23, in committee hearings on Bill 84.

Msgr. Vincent Foy, longest-serving priest in Toronto Archdiocese, dies at 101

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TORONTO – The oldest and longest serving priest in the history of the Archdiocese of Toronto has died. In his 78th year of priesthood, 101-year-old Msgr. Vincent Foy was proud of his longevity, his loyalty and his defence of Catholic teaching.

Road to priesthood started with a simple question

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When he was an altar server as a boy, Deacon Matthew McCarthy remembers his parish priest entering the sacristy before Mass and in a thick Maltese accent often asking the same question.

ShareLife is stressing mission work in fundraising campaign

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With a new vision guiding this year’s ShareLife campaign, the fundraising arm for the Archdiocese of Toronto charities, is hoping to secure more donations than ever to help those in need.

Fresh signs of life at Markham's Cathedral of the Transfiguration

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After being closed for more than a decade, the Cathedral of the Transfiguration north of Toronto has quietly re-opened its doors.

Archdiocese launches conscience campaign to protect doctors

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As Catholic doctors and other conscientious objectors face discipline that could include losing their medical license, the Archdiocese of Toronto has launched an eight-week campaign to promote “robust conscience protection” for health care workers.

O'Connor's funeral business stays true to its principles

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To Paul O’Connor, family has always been at the centre of the funeral business.

‘All are called to present God’s gifts’ says Baptist preacher at Week of Prayer conclusion

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A surprise request during a visit to a Catholic church led to a revelation about love and Christian unity for a Baptist preacher.

Toronto protesters join worldwide outrage against U.S. refugee ban

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About 1,000 protesters descended on the American consulate in Toronto on Jan. 30 to protest a U.S. executive order that establishes a temporary ban on immigrants to the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim countries.