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

There’s a unique wallop in seeing your hometown linked by national and international media to the finding of a “mass grave” full of children.

Peter Stockland: Living faith within the realities of life

By Peter Stockland

Five minutes into a recent online retreat, I felt myself going spiritually backwards.

Peter Stockland: Beware of Bill C-10 and the bureaucrats

By Peter Stockland

What Ottawa won’t do for cats it might end up doing to Catholics, warns a former CRTC vice-chair and leading critic of controversial changes to the federal Broadcasting Act.

Peter Stockland: Long ago debate an echo for today

By Peter Stockland

Unfurling Bernadette Devlin, Quebec’s Catholic bishops, Irish nuns and William F. Buckley Jr. in the same thought, never mind one sentence, might be considered psychologically, even rhetorically, impossible. Well, there it is. Impossibility vanquished. 

Peter Stockland: Palliative centre a light in darkness

By Peter Stockland

Amid the deep shadows of ever-expanding MAiD and examples of hospice care being brutally extinguished, a gesture of transformation by the Archdiocese of Montreal lights a candle in the dark.

Peter Stockland: Community suffers with church closures

By Peter Stockland

The Holy Week chaos that hit Ontario churches when the Ford government slammed on its COVID “emergency brake” hours before Good Friday is part of the chain reaction of frustration faithful Canadians are experiencing.

Peter Stockland: What has become of our nation?

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If my prayer request for one miracle were answered, every Catholic church in Canada would toll a funeral bell two years from now when the first mentally ill Canadian is killed by MAiD.

Peter Stockland: God Squad mission to build role models

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For a decade of his 31 years with the Calgary Police Service, Sean Lynn worked with at-risk youth.

Peter Stockland: Homicide debate is long overdue

By Peter Stockland

Sean Murphy was a Mountie for 37 years and a local coroner for years after that. Yet even he is astonished at how quickly Canadians have become comfortable with obliging health-care workers to perform medically-assisted homicide.

Peter Stockland: Theologian fights charge of bigotry

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A Catholic theologian and professor is under public attack by students at McGill’s School of Religious Studies who want books he has authored removed, and exemptions granted from required courses he teaches.

Peter Stockland: Let’s not put our trust in princes

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A friend contacted me a few days ago incensed by Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole banishing Ontario MP Derek Sloan from the party in mid-January.