Catholic Register Staff

Catholic Register Staff

{mosimage}CALGARY - Songs of praise to God replaced the clang of champagne glasses as young adults welcomed in the New Year at the stroke of midnight.

{mosimage}TORONTO - An Edmonton resident has filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission against Catholic Insight, a small Toronto-based magazine of opinion, news and analysis.

{mosimage}OTTAWA - The Sisters of Notre Dame in this city are reaching around the world with a new web site devoted to justice, peace and the environment.

{mosimage}TORONTO — For doctors who know the opposite of medicine is not prayer, the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute has organized three days of workshops and discussion. “The Vocation of the Catholic Physician: Integrating the Practical, the Bioethical and the Spiritual” will run April 25 to 27 at the University of St. Michael’s College.

{mosimage}OTTAWA - They haven’t retired his jersey but Carleton University’s Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs is raising Christian peace activist Ernie Regehr up into its pantheon of public policy stars.

{mosimage}TORONTO - After a year of sub-par results the Jantzi Social Index is once again leading the band among Canadian stock indexes.

{mosimage}TORONTO - Fr. Thomas Lynch, a well-known pro-life advocate in Canada, has been appointed national director for Priests for Life Canada, the organization announced May 8.

{mosimage}QUEBEC CITY - While Pope Benedict XVI may not attend the 49th International Eucharistic Congress in person, his virtual presence will be there for all to see.

{mosimage}CALGARY - The federal government continues to subsidize fossil fuel production at the cost of developing sustainable energy alternatives, according to a study released April 15 by KAIROS, an ecumenical church-based social justice organization.

{mosimage}TORONTO - Momentum is building in a nationwide campaign to push Prime Minister Stephen Harper into reversing a decision to give an Order of Canada to abortion doctor Henry Morgentaler.

Since the July 1 announcement by Governor General Michaëlle Jean that Morgentaler would receive Canada's highest distinction for contributions to the nation, Catholics and other pro-life advocates have been uniform in their denunciations.

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Charles Lewis: We must open eyes to anti-Christian bigotry

Most of us take for granted the safety and peace of our houses of worship so when that is broken it is akin to being punched in the gut, Lewis writes.

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