Verbatim

Verbatim is a weekly feature of The Catholic Register consisting of word-for-word excerpts or transcripts on a compelling topic of the moment. Texts are edited only for style consistency and length.

Remarks of Pope Francis concluding the Mass at Steppe Arena, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sept. 3.

Mackenzie-Fort Smith Bishop Jon Hansen was among the thousands of evacuees forced to flee the Northwest Territories due to the wildfires. The bishop has been keeping in touch with his flock online.

Part of the Canadian bishops’ contribution toward Health Canada’s consultation on palliative care.

Message of thanks from Pope Francis to the volunteers of World Youth Day XXXVII during his Apostolic Journey to Portugal.

Archdiocese of Toronto parishioner Cindy Tracey, a grandmother of (soon to be) 25 grandkids, reflects on her unique role in light of the third World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly on July 23.

Pope Francis’ homily at the holy Mass and blessing of the sacred Pallium for Toronto’s Archbishop Francis Leo and other new metropolitan archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.

Pope Francis’ address to artists on the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Vatican Museum’s collection of modern art.

A timely excerpt from the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ 2010 publication “Becoming a Catholic School Trustee” posted on the website of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.


Toronto Archbishop Francis Leo on why June is devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Cardinal Michael Czerny offers a mediation on the “Madonna della Stradda.”

Pope Francis’ message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation