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

The fate forced upon the 10-bed Irene Thomas Hospice this month is symptomatic of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) evolving from political maleficence to spiritual malignancy.

Peter Stockland: Hope arises from damning report

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In the midst of the Christmas season, Dan Cere sees signs of Easter in the Archdiocese of Montreal.

Peter Stockland: Report prompts unsettling question

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The fact Trista Hope’s name isn’t really Trista Hope adds volumes to the recent 276-page Capriolo report into the catastrophic botching of priestly sex offender Brian Boucher’s case.

Peter Stockland: Legault fails to grasp faith’s central role

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Truer words have never been spoken than Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix’s methodical castigation of the Quebec government failure to consult the province’s religious believers on COVID-19 planning.

Peter Stockland: What’s the rush on Bill C-7?

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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.