Another $500 million in Catholic investment funds world wide have been pulled out of oil, gas and coal, including the portfolios of two of Canada’s most prominent religious orders.

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It’s unclear as to whether an Ontario nurse who received a religious exemption from COVID-19 vaccination based on Catholic faith will set a precedent for others arguing on similar grounds. 

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Shahbaz Bhatti, declared Servant of God by Pope Francis in 2012, has a special place in the hearts of thousands of Pakistani Canadians who fled their country to find safety and freedom of religion here. 

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Terry Murphy is the fifth generation in her family to serve as part of the Catholic Women’s League at St. Andrew’s Parish in Oakville, Ont.

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Nine months after Canada’s Catholic bishops committed to it, the Indigenous Reconciliation Fund is up and running.

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After years of being separated due to the health-care needs of their youngest child, the Jobin family is finally reunited under one roof.

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Parliament’s Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights is being blasted by anti-prostitution groups in Canada after releasing a report that concludes Canada’s current anti-prostitution law does more harm than good.

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The Catholic Church presence in St. John’s, Nfld., is set to shrink significantly come autumn after at least four parish communities had their churches sold from underneath them to compensate Mount Cashel abuse victims, with possibly more to close.

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After 125 years as an all-boys’ institution, the prestigious Loyola High School in Montreal will be going co-ed this fall.

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VANVOUVER - While she was executive director of the pro-life group Vancouver’s Life Community, Annabelle Chong heard many stories from faithful Catholics who had to be cautious what they said in the workplace when hot-button subjects like abortion, same-sex marriage and transgender rights came up for discussion.

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Advocates for police-free schools were disheartened in June after a motion put forth by York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) trustee Dino Giuliani called for retired officers to visit schools to talk to students about themes like bullying and making good choices.

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A papal apology on Indigenous land in Canada is not irrelevant south of the border.

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The  Basilian Fathers are praying for the Pope’s knee — not just because Pope Francis’ trip to Canada next month hangs in the balance and not merely because they are papists, loyal to His Holiness and the magisterium. The Pope personally asked the Basilians to pray for his knee.

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In a 5-4 decision June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its nearly 50-year-old decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion in the United States.

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One year ago, the Archdiocese of Vancouver and the White Rock Pride Society were at loggerheads, waiting for a hearing before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal as adversaries in a dispute over a church hall rental that pitted religious rights against the human rights code’s anti-discrimination clause.

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