Nick Volk was a fighter who chose sides in the battlefield of Toronto’s pricey real estate market. The Harvard-educated gentleman who began his career in the American foreign service chose the side of the poor.

Published in Canada

The “rebirth of Marylake” took another step forward on July 22 with the outdoor installation of 14 stunning stained-glass panels depicting the Stations of the Cross.

Published in Canada

Before being buried at Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery, Sheila Beck thought it would be nice to become acquainted with some of 76,000 men, women and children who will someday be her resting place neighbours.

Published in Canada

Last summer, Kyle Peralta felt God’s power moving within him during his time with Franciscan LEAD.

Published in Youth Speak News

Senior high school students will spend a summer that’s less ordinary as they depart on a three-week whirlwind tour of Europe — a trip of a lifetime that also happens to be worth two high school credits.

Published in Youth Speak News

Canada’s homeless youth population is younger and more diverse than their American counterparts, but they are just as vulnerable of becoming trafficking victims.

Published in Canada

While Pope Francis and countless thousands of Catholics flock to Portugal this week to celebrate one of the most famous Marian devotions in the world, a little piece of Fatima can be found in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

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A former Syrian refugee challenged high school students to become more involved in the world by shocking them with stories of the harsh realities of life in a refugee camp.

Published in Youth Speak News

More than 10,000 delegates from 80 countries representing some 200 religious, spiritual and indigenous traditions are expected in Toronto for the seventh Parliament of World Religions Oct. 31-Nov. 7, 2018.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

A nine per cent jump in overnight guests has pushed Toronto’s Out of the Cold system dangerously close to turning people away, according to a new report from Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis accepted the early retirement request of Italian Bishop Gianfranco Todisco, who begged to be allowed to return to missionary work or to be sent "to the farthest, most disadvantaged" diocese.

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A man has been arrested after a fire was set at a Toronto Roman Catholic church on Easter Sunday morning.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

Eleven graduates from Toronto’s St. Augustine’s Seminary were introduced at this year’s Ordinandi Dinner, including the Alemão brothers (read their story here). Here are profiles of the others to be ordained this spring.

Published in Call to Service

At St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, religious sisters are serving as surrogate mothers to disadvantaged youth in one of Toronto’s poorest west-end neighbourhoods.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

It’s early Monday morning during March break and St. Monica’s is bursting with youthful energy. Instead of sleeping in, children are signing in to spend their day at the parish’s March break camp.

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