Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Michael is Associate Editor of The Catholic Register.

He is an award-winning writer and photographer and holds a Master of Arts degree from New York University.

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September 14, 2023

The Good Shepherd turns 60

The times may have changed, but brothers’ mission remains the same.

The Register's globe-trotting journalist's career ends after 25 years.

On LGBT issues, abortion and euthanasia, theologian David Deane of the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax does not disagree with Church teaching. But, he decries what he calls the unChristian and non-traditional ways Catholics have tried to win these arguments.

Ontario hospices are getting more money to fund their day-to-day operations guaranteed over the next three years.

A Jesuit at the University of Toronto is helping to map the unknown.

If St. Clare’s Parish in Toronto’s Corso Italia neighbourhood didn’t put on coffee and bingo for seniors every other Thursday morning, Vicenza Divizio would miss it.

Are we losing our ability to think deeply, purposefully?

In the first harsh blast of summer heat, just over a dozen protesters gathered in the shade of the Archdiocese of Toronto offices on Yonge Street June 1, prayed the rosary and demanded that Archbishop Francis Leo remove from Catholic school boards and Catholic health care institutions their right to call themselves Catholic if they continue flying Pride flags.

June 1, 2023

Africa’s gift

Hope and energy brought to Church in Africans’ new homeland.

Freelance journalist Dan O’Reilly loves history — particularly the ways history persists in his own parish, family and community.