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

In mid-July, my wife had the opportunity to interview a 92-year-old former opera star at her home in a village between Quebec City and Montreal.

Peter Stockland: Sadness and anger are long overdue

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Forgive me for regarding with a somewhat dry eye my fellow Canadians’ umbrage gusting to apoplexy over the infamy of Indian Residential Schools, and Catholic blame for same.

Peter Stockland: Standing up for truth and fairness

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It is heartening to see Catholic clergy calling out the stream of inaccuracies and exaggerations around the Church’s responsibility for the residential schools debacle.

Peter Stockland: Kamloops discovery wallops the Church

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.