Anna Farrow

Anna Farrow

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Belleville, Ont., is just a short walk from where a spate of Feb. 6-7 drug overdoses provoked Mayor Neil Ellis to issue a state of emergency for the small town in Eastern Ontario.

In what could prove to be a landmark case for religious and conscience rights in Canada, Montreal’s Archbishop Christian Lépine has taken on the Attorney General of Quebec.

A group that Toronto Archbishop Francis Leo calls “a true gift to the entire Family of God” will gather coast-to-coast in Canada Feb. 2-4 to mark the World Day for Consecrated Life.

Groups battling the federal government’s expansion of MAiD to the mentally ill say the delay announced Jan. 29 is no cause to claim victory.

As the Archdiocese of Quebec embarks on a jubilee year to mark its 350th anniversary, it hopes to strike the right balance between celebrating the significant historical role played by the archdiocese while acknowledging the sober realities facing the modern Church.

Joyce Arthur and her Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) convinced the Trudeau government to kick pro-life organizations out of the Canada Summer Jobs program seven years ago.

After a four-year pandemic hiatus, the Archdiocese of Montreal announced the recipients of the Bourget awards for diocesan service, singling out four individuals and two groups.

Reactions and reality are not always proportionate

Canada Summer Jobs applicants who fail to toe the federal government’s ideological line on abortion and related issues remain out of the running for grants under the hire-a-student program.

A chance meeting with young Guatamalan boy fueled Sr. Bourget’s desire to serve the poor.