With the final numbers in, the Canadian government is kicking in $21.3 million to protect 20 million people in Africa and Yemen from imminent starvation, but Canada’s Catholic development agency is continuing to collect more funds even as Ottawa closes down its matching fund program.

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Have we become a lonely nation?

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An interfaith donation blitz on behalf of 20 million people threatened with famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen has resulted in $3.8 million headed overseas in the name of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.

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OTTAWA – Faith has helped shape Canada for its first 150 years and there’s a youthful next generation that wants to make sure it is just as influential for the next 150.

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MANCHESTER, England – Western governments are "spitting in the face" of African democracy by trying to impose legal abortion against the wishes of most of the people in such countries, said a Nigerian-born pro-life campaigner.

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A new poll suggests more Canadians than ever believe religion does more harm that good, but even the pollsters disagree on what the numbers mean for the future of faith in the country.

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“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for He has looked favourably on His people and redeemed them.”

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Brian and Adin married and lived in Canada. She was originally from the Middle East, he from the British Isles. Over the years, they had to sort out where their differences came from: from different family backgrounds, personal differences or the different nations they’d belonged to.

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As a frequent rider of the subway, I have seen the Canada 150 ads that feature influential young adults and posing the question of how they will shape the future of our country.

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OTTAWA – Seventy years ago, Ottawa, a sleepy government town dominated by the logging industry, had never seen anything like the 1947 Marian Congress.

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One year, perhaps 2,000 deaths and several unresolved issues.

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Bishop Douglas Crosby has some travel advice for newly-ordained priests: Go north, young man.

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Allowing for caveats, Canada could find itself with a trinity of powerful Catholic leaders in coming months.

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The global economy is picking up steam, but higher global growth numbers aren’t changing the outlook at Canada’s Catholic development agency.

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Human trafficking has become a billion-dollar industry that is projected to overtake arms sales as the most lucrative illegal business in the world, said international expert Sr. Imelda Poole.

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Charles Lewis: We must open eyes to anti-Christian bigotry

Most of us take for granted the safety and peace of our houses of worship so when that is broken it is akin to being punched in the gut, Lewis writes.

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