News/Toronto-GTA

Muslims and Christians came together May 20 to acknowledge their common history and ancient bonds as Toronto’s Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies awarded His Highness the Aga Khan with its highest degree.

Drama, tears washed away at rededicated Toronto peace garden

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TORONTO – The war over Toronto’s peace garden ended in sunshine, spring flowers and paper cranes from Hiroshima.

Anglican-Catholic dialogue hammering out the ‘tough difficulties’

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TORONTO – After nearly 50 years of discourse between the Catholic and Anglican communions, the official dialogue body wants to fine-tune how it studies the differences and similarities between two churches which both call themselves Catholic.

Henry Carr community was actor Colantoni’s family

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TORONTO – During five years Enrico Colantoni spent at the Fr. Henry Carr Catholic High School as a student, the religious and lay educators became his family.

Women deacons would be great help to aging clergy, says theologian

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TORONTO – One solution to the shortage of clergy available to Canadian Catholics starts with the ordination of women into the diaconate, according to Phyllis Zagano.

Mothers in action: Catholic moms a growing ministry in Toronto

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TORONTO – Catholic Moms is a growing ministry in the Archdiocese of Toronto that is bringing together women looking to grow in their spiritual life and put their faith into action.

'Tastes of Heaven' fundraiser will help church rebuild in Northwest territories

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VAUGHAN, ONT. – Bishop Mark Hagemoen’s plea for $300,000 to help rebuild a demolished church in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., was answered by about 500 donors who attended the annual Taste of Heaven gala fundraiser and banquet.

Toronto welcomes two to a life of service

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TORONTO – Cardinal Thomas Collins, in ordaining the two newest members to the Toronto priestly fraternity, let them know that as priests they are called to be servants of their flock.

Register reaps its awards

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Catholic Register reporters, editors and designers were recognized for another year of outstanding achievement by taking home 14 awards, including eight first-place honours, at the annual Canadian Church Press gala dinner April 29 in Toronto.

Anglican-Catholic dialogue coming to Toronto

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TORONTO – One of the most important and troubled projects from the Second Vatican Council arrives in Toronto May 11 for some serious, scholarly and saintly talk.

Toronto conference to explore women and diaconate

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TORONTO – If a woman comes down the aisle carrying the book of the Gospels, and if she later stands at the ambo to read the Gospel and preach on it, would your parish cease to be Catholic?