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OTTAWA - The federal government’s much-hyped national daycare plan will cost up to four times the price tag the Liberals promised in its recent budget, according to the religious think tank Cardus.

OTTAWA - The ongoing COVID pandemic could not silence Canada’s pro-life movement as hundreds marched through the streets of the nation’s capital May 13 while thousands more gathered online for the annual March for Life.

OTTAWA - Two organizations trying to have Quebec’s secularism law Bill 21 — which bans public sector workers from wearing religious symbols at work — overturned by the courts will be joining the provincial government in appealing an April 20 court decision that upheld most of the controversial law.

A new system launched to report abuse by Canada’s Catholic bishops is the next step within the Church to make sure all instances of abuse are exposed and eliminated, Gatineau Archbishop Paul-André Durocher said.

OTTAWA -- The theme of this year’s March For Life in Canada is “You Are Not Alone.”

OTTAWA -- A Catholic church that dates back to the early 1800s in eastern Ontario is Canada’s newest basilica, becoming one of only 27 Catholic churches in Canada to be designated as a minor basilica.

OTTAWA -- Ontario’s Catholic bishops are calling on the faithful to demand legislation to protect health-care workers from having to participate in procedures that go against their faith and conscience.

OTTAWA -- An effort to have the courts overturn Quebec’s controversial Bill 21 has failed, even though a provincial court did rule that some aspects of the law that infringe on language rights must be scrapped by the government.

OTTAWA -- Billions of dollars will be poured into some of the key priorities of faith and social justice groups as the federal government has opened the spending taps in its budget unveiled April 19.

OTTAWA -- Saskatchewan Conservative MP Cathay Wagantall’s private member’s bill to make abortions done on the basis of a baby’s sex illegal in Canada will be up for debate and second reading in the House of Commons April 14.