Now that Canadians have had nine months to tell Ottawa what they want to see in a national poverty reduction strategy, people like Mary Boyd are hoping to increase pressure on the Liberal government to fulfill its 2015 campaign promise to set targets and measure progress on poverty nationwide.

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In late March 2016, it was announced that a Women’s Wellness Centre was being built in Summerside, P.E.I. It is the first abortion clinic to open on the Island and is scheduled to begin seeing patients in January 2017.

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Despite shuttering its doors and selling its campus in 1969, St. Dunstan’s University is still maintaining the presence of Catholic education on Prince Edward Island.

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A recently launched capital campaign at St. Malachy’s Church on Prince Edward Island is getting a helping hand from outside the parish community.

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Cold waters, an overnight storm and countless jelly fish were not enough to slow down swimmer Marilyn Korzekwa during her historic three-province Atlantic Ocean swim to raise funds for the Good Shepherd in Hamilton, Ont.

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The Diocese of Charlottetown wants to know if young people are “Spiritually Hungry?” That’s the theme for Charlottetown’s inaugural Young Adult Summit in PEI that took place May 9-11.

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Holy Family Ministries is bringing faith back to the family — at summer camp.

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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Bishop J. Faber MacDonald, who served a number of Maritime dioceses over the years, passed away at the age of 80 in Charlottetown.

A Prince Edward Island native, Bishop MacDonald was ordained a priest for the diocese of Charlottetown at the age of 31. On Jan. 11, 1980, just nine days before his birthday, Pope John Paul II appoint the priest from P.E.I. bishop of the diocese of Grand Falls, Nfld. A little more than two months later he was ordained at St. Dunstan's Basilica in his home province.

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Although it's hardly clear sailing ahead, Peter Stockland writes about how things are looking up for people of faith in Canada. 

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'Invest in love,' Pope says on first World Day of the Poor

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

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