Mickey Conlon: Tragedy should not derail reconciliation

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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?

Justice after 11-year battle to protect human rights in mining industry

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“Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart” (Luke 18:1). So begins the parable of the widow and the unjust judge. 

Francis Campbell: Making the most from our mulligans

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I only wish I had a chance to do that all over again.

Fr. Tom Rosica: Pro-life position extends well beyond abortion

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The last presidential election campaign in the United States was a bitter, toxic, embarrassing and polarizing experience for many Americans and for people around the world, leaving many repulsed and despairing rather than excited and hopeful. Voters were disgusted by the state of American politics, and many harboured doubts that either major party nominee could unite the country after this divisive campaign. 

A New Year’s party? Bah, humbug!

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I’ve never had much enthusiasm for New Year’s celebrations. Partly this is because of the utterly perverse timing of the holiday.

Comment: Making sense of God ... the heartbreaker

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“Hey! Hey! Hey! Listen Up! Listen Up!”

Comment: Patience is vital in journey to shared Eucharist among all Christians

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While attending an ecumenical service at a Lutheran church in Rome a year ago, Pope Francis encountered a Lutheran woman who was married to a Roman Catholic. She asked the Pope why she could not receive the Eucharist while attending Catholic services with her husband.

Palliative care missing in end-of-life debate

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In the government’s rush to push Bill C-14, the medically assisted dying legislation, through the House of Commons, Canadians have been left very much on the sidelines. 

Bordering on foolishness

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It is not right to make fun of someone’s writing. I fear the critical boomerang may come back and slap me in the face.

Over the rainbow is the King's Son

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Is it just by coincidence that at the beginning and the end of the Bible there appears a rainbow?