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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A $350 million federal fund to help charities get through the COVID-19 crisis is simply not enough, charitable sector spokespeople have told The Catholic Register.

Dire predictions of a worldwide famine due to COVID-19 are already coming true, according to organizations in Africa and Asia that work with Canadian Church partners.

The Christian response to one man’s murderous rampage that killed 22 people in Nova Scotia April 18-19 isn’t to ignore it or imagine that it’s somehow part of God’s plan, said Halifax-based theologian David Deane.

The first COVID-19 death in the Peterborough, Ont., area took a man of faith and service who helped thousands of kids with learning disabilities and mental health issues.

As cases of COVID-19 peak in Canada and talk ramps up about reopening the economy, the economy we return to may not be the same.

Doctors and homeless advocates are demanding government action to address what they call an inadequate response to COVID-19 outbreaks among Toronto’s homeless.

Canada’s Jesuits are standing by, waiting for your call. A new “Talk to a Friend” service hopes to break through the social isolation of people dutifully staying at home to stop the spread of COVID-19.

With at least 22 victim deaths from the largest mass shooting in Canadian history, the people of Nova Scotia are looking for answers, for hope and for healing. 

As people grapple with the new realties of daily life ravaged by COVID-19, it’s hard to believe the world will ever be the same.

Across Canada, COVID-cloistered Canadians plugged in throughout Holy Week in big numbers to view Mass at home on TV and over the Internet.