God's word on Sunday: We can always count on Good Shepherd

Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 22 (Year B) Acts 4:7-12; Psalm 118; 1 John 3:1-2; John 10:11-18

Bob Brehl: Author speaks up for liberal Christians

The other night I was watching TVO’s The Agenda and an erudite, award-winning author was talking about two taboos: politics and religion. It was fascinating television on several levels as she linked the two in Trump’s America.

Editorial: A blast from the past

Here we go again. Development and Peace, an organization created by Canada’s bishops, is back on the hot seat over allegations it failed to properly screen some overseas partners. At least 11 dioceses have withheld funds from the organization after suggestions that several of its partner agencies are offside on issues that include abortion, contraception and gender theory. 

Cathy Majtenyi: Bishops’ letter leaves question unanswered

Why won’t Pope Francis issue a formal apology for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s residential school system? 

Glen Argan: Pope offers a practical guide to a holy life

Pope Francis has long held in esteem the late Cardinal Francois-Xavier Nguyen van Thuan, the archbishop of Saigon who spent 13 years in a communist prison camp, including nine years in solitary confinement.

God's word on Sunday: Forgiveness is essence of Jesus’ mission

Third Sunday of Easter, April 15 (Year B) Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; Psalm 4; 1 John 2:1-5; Luke 24:35-48


Charles Lewis: It’s a bumpy road to finding true peace

What is peace? What does it mean in the Christian sense? 

Letters are an escape for man serving life in prison

A year ago, The Catholic Register printed an article of mine about writing to condemned prisoners. 

Peter Stockland: Will Canada follow the Middle East's eviction of Christians?

Carl Hétu has watched the disappearance of Christians in the Middle East by the thousands. Lately, he’s begun to wonder if he’s seeing it begin in Canada, too.

Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo: My piano keeps my life in tune

There is a special type of panic that is reserved for watching your piano being maneuvered up three flights of stairs. 

Editorial: A call to action

In his report on the crisis in Myanmar, Canada’s special envoy to the region fell short of labelling Rohingya persecution a genocide. But that detail should not stop Canada from acting as if it is one.