The excitement surrounding Tiger Woods’ historic win at the Masters golf tournament is undeniable, but it also raises some questions.

Charles Lewis: A prayer for Francis the panhandler

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For a number of years there was a panhandler standing outside St. Michael’s Cathedral in downtown Toronto. His name was Francis. I liked him quite a bit. Which should not be thought of as a given since there are some panhandlers who, over the years, have gotten on my nerves. I know it is not a Christian thing to say but there it is.

Fr. Raymond J. de Souza: Venezuelan cardinal fights the good fight

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Each year in Kingston, we have the honour of hosting our annual St. John Fisher Dinner, a fundraiser which supports the mission of Catholic Christian Outreach at Queen’s University. We invite a distinguished speaker and have been blessed to highlight places where the Church is under persecution.

Bob Brehl: Salvator Mundi painting goes on the lam

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The art world is abuzz about the whereabouts of the mysterious painting of Jesus Christ attributed to Leonardo da Vinci.

Robert Kinghorn: Numbers can’t measure the blessings of street

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There’s a saying statisticians love to trot out when questioned on the value of their surveys. “You are what you measure.”

Charles Lewis: The miracle of St. Augustine's Seminary

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Consider this a non-poetic, nonrhyming ode to St. Augustine’s Seminary. I love the Toronto school and I want to explain why. And then I hope you will love it, too.

Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo: My Lenten promise extends to 54 Fridays

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When I first started thinking about what I would do for Lent this year, the last thing I imagined was a fast that would encompass 54 Fridays, running until Easter of next year.

Bob Brehl: Book paints Trump as tragic hero

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In a new book, The Case for Trump, scholarly classicist Victor Davis Hanson paints the U.S. president as a tragic hero like Achilles or Ajax from classic Greek literature.

Glen Argan: Violence breeds in a world of indifference

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The mirage that mass shootings — such as the massacre of 50 Muslims at prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand — are isolated incidents long ago vaporized. While mass killings are performed by deranged individuals whose behaviour falls well outside social norms, they are societal phenomena with societal roots.

Cathy Majtenyi: Ontario takes hard-hearted approach with autism plan

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The Ontario government is advancing further along the road of privatization, this time in the area of autism therapies.

Peter Stockland: A Gospel moment on the Green Line

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I’ve begun to call it the Gospel on the Green Line.