Marriage seems to agree with George and Olive Heron. How else do you explain having stayed true to their vows for 71 years?

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Celebrating 60 years of priesthood, Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha, who migrated to Toronto after his retirement in Pakistan, has taken up the cause of supporting persecuted Pakistani Christians who seek asylum in Canada.

Published in Canada

VANCOUVER -- A Vancouver shelter is celebrating nearly 22,000 nights of offering warm, safe places for homeless men to sleep.

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Like many Catholic communities in English Canada, the faithful in Oakville, Ont., can trace their roots back to early Irish immigrants. 

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HALIFAX -- The town of Antigonish and its majestic St. Ninian’s Cathedral has long cast a significant shadow over much of northeastern Nova Scotia.

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In the year since 10 people were killed and 16 others injured when a man mowed down people with a van on sunny spring afternoon along Toronto’s Yonge Street, St. Edward’s Parish has continued to offer sanctuary and healing to the shocked and traumatized community.

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It was 100 years ago, in Lindsay, Ont., when the roots of the Women’s Inter-Church Council were firmly planted. Since then, the ecumenical women’s council has stayed true to its motto: “Rooted in faith, called to action.”

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

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TORONTO – If the news seems to be shouting at you and your Facebook feed is crowded with takedown artists, Fr. Frederico Lombardi has an alternative media diet you might want to consider.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

OTTAWA – Among many anniversaries to be celebrated in 2017 — including Canada’s 150th — there is one that is definitely lesser known but undeniably significant for the Church in Canada.

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TORONTO – At Notre Dame High School, some things never change.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

ROME – Marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace launched a new web site dedicated to the document and efforts around the world to put its teaching into practice.

Published in Vatican

Two years after the abduction of nearly 300 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria, some parents are still hoping their daughters will one day be rescued.

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In reaching out to Catholic schools and students, ShareLife’s aim goes far beyond raising money.

Two hundred years ago the French aristocrat Eugene de Mazenod gathered a few priests into a kind of evangelical team in southeastern France. They went into neglected, impoverished parishes preaching in the local dialect of Provençal, not French, sharing their lives and the Gospel with poor people who had been left behind by modern France.

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