Anna Farrow

Anna Farrow

The Canadian government continues to allocate billions of dollars for the promotion of sexual and reproductive health rights in the developing world, while slashing funds to other priorities like national defence.

Pundits generally, and perhaps columnists in particular, do not often admit to making mistakes. So, it is a special kind of pundit who can step away from previously professed opinions and admit to getting things wrong.

At the heart of the documentary De l’autre côté is the unlikely friendship between the Brazilian-Canadian filmmaker Lessandro Sócrates and the cloistered nuns of the Abbey of Sainte-Marie des Deux-Montagnes, Que.

Health Canada has determined a Canadian non-profit doesn’t directly distribute drugs despite the organization’s claim to have provided the abortion pill to over 100,000 women. 

Though Vancouver Archbishop Michael Miller called the Easter accord between the Kamloops First Nation and two British Columbia Catholic dioceses a significant and historic “milestone,” there appear to be no plans for other Canadian bishops to immediately follow suit.

Francine Champagne had high hopes of helping children when she was elected as a trustee of Winnipeg’s Louis Riel School Division Board (LRSDB) in October 2022. They all came crashing down a few months later over a non-existent debate about library books and mild memes.

To mark International Women’s Day, the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) announced the adoption of a resolution to protect and realize abortion rights in Canada.

For Filipino Catholic Mission of Montreal (FCMM) parishioner Noemi ‘Mimi’ Tuvida, the recitation of Pasyon Mahal is both a welcome beginning to Holy Week and an opportunity to participate in a uniquely Filipino devotion.

Montreal’s Msgr. Francis Coyle shared more with the late Brian Mulroney than having an Irish name. 

The Archdiocese of Montreal argues in a court filing it is being obliged to “assist in what constitutes ‘murder’ ” by being denied a temporary exemption to keep MAiD out of a local palliative care centre.

The claim came in an appeal filed March 15 seeking to overturn an earlier ruling by Quebec Superior Court Justice Catherine Piché, which compelled the St. Raphael Palliative Care Home and Day Centre to offer assisted death.