OTTAWA – In the wake of controversy surrounding the papal document Amoris Laetitia, Bishop Scott McCaig said people should not be baited by conspiracy theories.
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Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil has been elected president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), succeeding Bishop Douglas Crosby of Hamilton.

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CORNWALL, ONT. – The Vatican’s representative in Canada has urged Canada’s bishops to build on the “moment of grace” and “fresh wind” of their ad limina visits to Rome earlier this year.

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Jesuit Fr. Bill Ryan was never going to settle for a small, quiet, unobtrusive, private faith. For the Harvard-educated economist any notion that God was real, that God intends justice, must be met with real, concrete and public action.

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In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops president Bishop Doug Crosby has accused Canadian mining companies of “unethical, unjust and irresponsible ways of mining” in Latin America.

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Canada’s Catholic bishops have pulled together a coalition of Christians, Muslims, Jews and others to try to keep people from starving to death in four terrorism-and-war-torn nations – South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen.

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The road to healing is long, but it is a destination Canada’s bishops hope can be reached by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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The following is the Easter message released by Bishop Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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No parish or individual Catholic should have to walk into Lent blind.

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Since St. Michael's Choir School began pressing albums in the 1970s, those purchasing the choral soundtracks were much like the students – members of an exclusive club.

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic Bishops have joined with an interfaith coalition to endorse a private member’s bill that lays the foundation for a national palliative care strategy.

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Canada’s Catholic bishops have joined forces with the Greek Orthodox and Armenian Orthodox bishops in Canada to raise money for restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

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A recent decision to withdraw from Kairos doesn’t in any way diminish the commitment of Canada’s bishops to ecumenism or social justice action, according to the bishops.

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TORONTO – Canada’s Catholic bishops will no longer be part of Canada’s ecumenical social justice coalition known as Kairos.

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OTTAWA – The president of Canada's bishop conference has written a frank letter to the federal Immigration Minister urging immediate government action to unclog delays in processing refugee applicants in order to preserve "confidence" in the refugee sponsorship program.

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