Charles Lewis: Conversion therapy bill on a risky path

In the midst of the COVID-19 virus it is easy to forget what other dangers lurk in our society. We must remember that our government has been involved in a great and destructive program of social engineering — and it is about to get far worse.

    Readers Speak Out: June 14, 2020

    Beautiful sculpture

    Re: Jesus 2020: A clay model for our times (April 26):

    Thank you Timothy Schmalz for the most incredibly beautiful sculpture I have ever seen. I was physically and emotionally moved, as I turned to Page 6 in The Catholic Register and saw how you captured our Most Holy Lord in such beautiful movement. 

    Editorial: Pope’s voice needed

    The cancer of racism is too widespread and too entrenched for one man to remedy alone, but if any one man could command international attention and speak with moral authority on the issue it would be Pope Francis.

      Fr. Jonathan Robinson, longtime head of Toronto Oratory, dies at 91

      The death of Fr. Jonathan Robinson of the Toronto Oratory is a sadness both for those who knew him and those many more who admired him from afar. 

        Robert Kinghorn: The noble journey can be torturous

        I have always wondered about the names they choose for sports teams: the Vikings, the Giants, the Predators. Vicious sounding names that strike fear into the hearts of the opposition.

          Glen Argan: The beauty of our cosmic symphony

          Creation is a symphony, a symphony which only God hears in its fullness. I hope God is listening. I hope that in creation’s symphony, my out-of-tune voice will be gathered with the voices of more exquisite singers to sing a song of joy and praise to the beauty of God and the beauty of creation.

            Readers Speak Out: June 7, 2020

            Energetic message

            Congratulations on the compelling, energetic message of the May 24 edition! 

            Editorial: A Blessed priest

            Closed churches have provided a blunt reminder of how much we rely on our parish priests — and perhaps sometimes take them for granted.

              Bob Brehl: Holy Joe’s principles worth preserving

              It was sad news to see the once dominant Toronto Star sold for a mere pittance of $52 million. Only 16 years ago, Torstar Corp., the parent company of the newspaper, was trading above $30 a share and worth about $2.4 billion.

                Fr. Raymond de Souza: The virus, churches and religious liberty

                Is the closure of churches and the suspension of the public celebration of Holy Mass a religious liberty issue?

                  Cathy Majtenyi: ‘New normal’ means addressing our fears

                  We’re entering uncharted territory on our COVID-19 journey. As jurisdictions across the country roll out plans to ease pandemic restrictions, never will our faith be more needed, or tested, than in the months to come.