Bob Brehl: Hope arises in U.S. gun laws debate

Nothing changed after 20 very young children were slaughtered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., five years ago.

God's word on Sunday: Commandments needed now more than ever

Third Sunday of Lent, March 4 (Year B) Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18, 22-25; John 2:13-25

Trudeau's Indian missteps a lesson for all of us

Beneath Canadians’ cringing at Justin Trudeau’s embarrassing Indian amble, there seemed charitable hope he could use the debacle for hard reflection on the difference between image and reality.

Charles Lewis: Gun violence needs more than prayers

The massacre of 17 innocents at a Parkland, Fla., high school is not fading out of the news as quickly as other similar tragedies that have plagued the United States.

Cathy Majtenyi: Faith-based values are not bargaining chips

It’s a sneaky way to make a government look progressive, a religion look regressive, and to divide a congregation.

God's word on Sunday: Abraham's offering is a lesson in trust

Second Sunday of Lent, Feb. 25 (Year B) Genesis 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18; Psalm 116; Romans 8:31b-35, 37; Mark 9:2-10


Bob Brehl: Weapons of mass domestic destruction

On Valentine’s Day, there was yet another U.S. massacre when a shooter killed 17 Florida high school students and wounded a score more.

Charles Lewis: PC leader's fall leaves bitter taste

For the most part, social conservatives had lost faith in Patrick Brown before the sudden fall of the Progressive Conservative Party leader. 

Fr. Scott Lewis: God never excludes or gives up on anyone

First Sunday of Lent, Feb. 18 (Year B) Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15


Mickey Conlon: Tragedy should not derail reconciliation

REGINA – The trial of a Saskatchewan farmer charged in the death of a 22-year-old Indigenous man has ended with an acquittal. But other than that, what have we learned from this?