Mickey Conlon

Mickey Conlon

You’d almost think it wasn’t a big deal to Anne and Dane MacCarthy, the Vatican honouring the Toronto couple for their years of service to the Church.

Toronto Catholics are being warned about a new e-mail scam involving someone impersonating Cardinal Thomas Collins.

A Catholic school in downtown Toronto that has set empty for most of the past 15 years has been offered for free to the city, with one caveat: that it be used as a shelter.

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.”

It’s harvest time across Canada, and the back-breaking labour on some farms will be supporting people around the world with emergency food supplies and long-term food security.

Canadians from coast to coast are being called to take up arms through the Rosary Oct. 7 in a clarion call for peace.

The year was 1978. Jim Hughes had known his ups and downs in the business world. He’d experienced some failures but Hughes had worked through them and could finally consider himself a successful businessman. He was 35.

The Toronto Sisters of Life are opening up a new chapter in their ministry in the heart of the city.

Liz Lambert will be taking on the greatest physical challenge of her life Sept. 29 when she takes the plunge to swim two-kilometres of the frigid San Francisco Bay from the famous Alcatraz Island to the mainland.

It would seem the war over euthanasia is over, but the fight is not ending for Alex Schadenberg.

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Fr. Raymond J. de Souza: Sex abuse summit is catch-up time for much of the world 

It is déjà vu all over again for Canadian bishops who travelled to Rome for the Vatican’s meeting on the protection of minors in the Church, Fr. Raymond writes.

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Pope's homily

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Pope: 'You, dear young people, are not the future but the now of God'

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis. 

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Jean Ko Din in Panama: WYD leaves behind a wealth of memories 

Read Jean Ko Din's latest blog post on World Youth Day 2019 in Panama.