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Pope Francis warned Christians on Friday against ideologies on love and intellectual theories, saying these strip away the Flesh of the Church and ruin it. He was speaking during his Mass celebrated on Friday morning at the Santa Marta residence.

Showing respect for human dignity should never include the "false mercy" of helping someone prematurely end their life, Cardinal Thomas Collins told a packed audience Nov. 10 at the 37th annual Cardinal's Dinner in Toronto.

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Rev. Major Mike Dalton is Canada’s most decorated Roman Catholic chaplain, but that only tells us he did his job very well. A greater part of his story is what is revealed in his diaries written from the World War II battlefields of Europe, of the humanity and spirituality that could be found even in the most grim of settings.

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The Catholic Register's crossword guru Bob Carson is back with Volume II of his popular Crosswords for Catholics. This faith-filled softcover book contains 80 brand new crossword puzzles that are designed to intellectually entertain and spiritually inspire. Like Volume I, it is a large-format book loaded with clues drawn from traditional religious themes and clues based on artists and entertainers whose work is influenced by faith.

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Canada’s Catholic bishops have joined forces with the Greek Orthodox and Armenian Orthodox bishops in Canada to raise money for restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

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In his new book More Than Survive, author Fr. Frank Freitas proposes that God wants us to thrive in an increasingly hectic world. What follows is an excerpt from More Than Survive, published this month by Catholic Register Books.

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By Fr. Frank Freitas

Three years ago in Are We There Yet?, Fr. Frank Freitas offered inspiring advice to help people discover how to become the person God is calling them to be. In More Than Survive, he follows up by proposing that, more than merely survive in an increasingly hectic world, God wants us to thrive. This needn't be a daunting challenge, he writes, but it does require the establishment of a firm Christian underpinning to guide us through our day-to-day lives.

Click here to read an extract from the book - "More Than Survive"

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A Canadian-Australian mining company that went to court because the government of El Salvador wouldn’t give it a mining permit has had its $328 million claim rejected and was ordered to pay $10.5 million in legal costs to El Salvador.

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Charles Lewis: The papal office deserves a defence 

"I believed that criticism of the papacy was a sport for non-Catholics or perhaps disgruntled Catholics who were always at odds with Church teachings. Then a few things happened," Charles Lewis writes.

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