Stockland is publisher of Convivium magazine and a senior fellow at Cardus.

A mad push appears to be on to get the federal government’s MAiD legislation out of committee and into the House of Commons for rapid passage.

Peter Stockland: Little holding power in state secularism

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The old saw says nothing focuses the mind like the prospect of being hanged in the morning. I can personally attest that having a child living in a country of double beheadings runs a very close second.

Peter Stockland: Outrage drowns in the Kool-Aid

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It’s been clear to me for nearing a decade that the vast majority of my fellow journalistic worker bees have drunk the Kool-Aid on MAiD.

Peter Stockland: The peril of mixing science and politics

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It doesn’t diminish Pope Francis’ message on the urgency of climate change action to wish he had put a little less of the Church’s faith on what is commonly meant by “science” today.

My heart goes on … with new perspective

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After effectively dying briefly three weeks ago, I’ve been thinking whether my survival really means God wants me to remain on Earth for a while yet.

Peter Stockland: Catholic identity and a Metro station

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The contested renaming of Montreal’s Lionel Groulx Metro station testifies to the power of Catholic history to shape our politics even as Catholic cultural memory dims.

Peter Stockland: Chesterton’s insights defy passing of time

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At dinner during a recent event, a young journalistic rising star of decidedly Calvinist conviction acknowledged G.K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy ranks among the most inspiring books he’s read.

Peter Stockland: Cardinal sending a strong message

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Near the end of June, I pulled into our parish parking lot full of gumption at the resumption of Masses after four months of COVID-forced church closures.

Peter Stockland: Hospice stands firm against all-out assault

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The board of the Irene Thomas Hospice hoped faith alone could stop the onslaught of MAiD at the 10-bed palliative care facility on Vancouver’s southeast edge.

Peter Stockland: Toppled statues can’t erase past

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan offers up a much-needed reminder that a dangerous effect of toppling statues is forgetting we are all fallen human beings.

Peter Stockland: Living our faith in a world of fear

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Deep into ESPN’s irresistible documentary The Last Dance, rumination turns to the specific qualities that catalyzed Michael Jordan’s leadership of six NBA championship teams between 1991 and 1998.