EDMONTON, Alberta - Sarah Joy Walker is alive today because her mother flatly turned down an abortion.

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EDMONTON - Isabella Mraz Nelson kneels and gently places her hand on her great-grandfather’s headstone.

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Ten years ago, on Jan. 25, 2009, Bishop Luc Bouchard, then bishop of St. Paul, Alta., issued one of the most courageous and most ignored pastoral letters in Canadian Church history. “The Integrity of Creation and the Athabasca Oil Sands” did create a brief firestorm before dropping out of the public eye. On the 10th anniversary, nary a mention was made of the letter.

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EDMONTON – The lawyer representing Lethbridge Pro-Life says the right to free speech is at stake in a judicial review which will come before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench this fall after the City of Lethbridge rejected five pro-life ads on Lethbridge Transit. 

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EDMONTON – Named after the patron saint of the Internet, St. Isidore Catholic Learning Centre in Sherwood Park, Alta., is far from a traditional school setting. 

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EDMONTON – A much smaller group of pilgrims than usual is heading off to World Youth Day from Edmonton this week. But the anticipation is huge.

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Canadian Physicians for Life is mobilizing its members for a grassroots appeal to politicians to protect doctors who do not wish to participate in any way in the assisted suicide of patients.

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A Calgary priest has been charged in connection to alleged sexual assaults dating back to 2012.

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EDMONTON – Alberta Catholic teachers are speaking out after Education Minister David Eggen announced an investigation into whether so-called Catholicity — or morality — employment clauses are discriminatory.

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CALGARY – Amid continuing legal pressure against Catholic institutions in Canada, the Calgary Catholic School District faces a lawsuit from a former principal who has said she was pushed out due to discrimination on religious, marital, and anti-LGBT grounds.
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EDMONTON – A University of Alberta pro-life group says its right to freedom of expression has been violated by the imposition of a $17,500 security fee to stage events on campus.

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Thank you, Lord, for the gift of Your presence during my time of silence. You have given me the human ability to still myself and listen. You have blessed me with freedom from physical or emotional maladies which could hinder my ability to be silent and still. Yet, despite that gift, a million excuses keep me from coming to You.

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EDMONTON – Touring the magnificent St. Joseph’s Oratory during a class trip to Montreal, student Noah Ethier was surprised to learn about his family connection to St. André Bessette, who helped build it. 

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EDMONTON – Alberta’s Catholic school system is under attack, and apathy could lead to its downfall.

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EDMONTON – Catholic educators say they are unfazed by a new awareness campaign asking Albertans to weigh in on the idea of dissolving the province’s publicly funded education systems into one.

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