The ‘Jerusalem method’ assures everyone wins

Many of us dislike going to meetings. Even more do we dread going to long meetings. For me, an hour and a half is the limit. Any longer and I may start looking for an excuse to sneak out the door.

Funny? Maybe it is. Concerning? Definitely

Popping up on Twitter just before Easter was a funny photograph of Pope Francis looking super cool in a puffer jacket.

Abuse solution that includes the Church

What happens to children sexually abused by priests as they grow older? Some, tragically, commit suicide. Some fall into alcoholism and drug addiction in an attempt to cope with the enduring pain caused by such profound betrayals of trust. Serial failed relationships, career catastrophes, depression and hopelessness often follow.

Editorial: Beware loose lips

Catholic school trustee Wendy Ashby has shown a penitential measure of class and character April 26 by publicly apologizing for her bizarre Twitter outburst against “white Christian” men and the “white women” who support “christofascist patriarchy.”

Verbatim: Excerpt from 'Generation Laudato Si'

An essay by Nolan Scharper featured in 'Generation Laudato Si’: Catholic Youth on Living Out an Ecological Spirituality', edited by Rebecca Rathbone and Simon Appolloni, published this year by Novalis. 

  • May 4, 2023

Editorial: God is with us

To Christians worldwide, Easter can be summed up quite succinctly: to us, it is everything. It’s when our crucified Lord left an empty tomb and showed His words and teaching not only rang true, but that He had conquered sin and death. Jesus’ Resurrection showed us He truly is the Messiah, the Son of God.

Verbatim: MPP Jamie West, question period, April 18, Queen's Park

MPP Jamie West during Question Period, April 18, at Queen’s Park.

  • April 27, 2023

Readers Speak Out: April 23, 2023

Facing facts

Michael Swan’s article “Children’s aid faces up to race issues” on, and printed in the April 9 issue, outlines the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto’s (CCAS) addressing racism within the child welfare, education and justice systems. It is important to note that our Journey Toward Equity is ongoing, and one we take seriously at CCAS.