Fluffy snow covered the sidewalk when I opened the garage door to leave for work. 

Published in Register Columnists
VATICAN – Pope Francis has named Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, 71, the prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, to serve as the camerlengo or chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church.
Published in International

For 60 years, David and Jeannette Brown have made beautiful music together.

Published in Features

OTTAWA – Federal and provincial governments should support parental choice in child care and back multiple types of care options instead of solely promoting universal publicly funded day care, says a new report from Cardus Family.

Published in Canada

How young people end up homeless and what happens to them once they’re on the street are basic questions for those who want to end homelessness. 

Published in Youth Speak News

Stan Surman has officially been retired for more than 20 years, but not when it comes to his work at church.

Published in Features

“The poor you will always have with you.” Prophetic words of Jesus 2,000 years ago. 

Published in Guest Columnists

Winter is here and I’m excited for the Advent season, but everyone who knows me knows that I love summer and I start counting down the days way too early.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

Dwelling is a strange concept. It’s a place and it sounds like an action: the relevance to Advent is both. 

Published in Register Columnists

The title of family caregiver implies the act of giving care to loved ones with acute or chronic health issues. What it fails to convey is the importance of caregivers receiving care themselves — and that’s a  problem, according to a new study. 

Published in Canada

OTTAWA – Most young Canadians aged 20-34 are neither married nor co-habitating, and the proportion of those remaining alone is growing, according to a new study by Cardus.

Published in Canada

It wasn’t anything out of the ordinary. I was standing in his dining room, watching him make his family laugh. He was kind to his parents and he was helpful to his sister. Most important, he was the same person to them as he was to me. And I thought to myself, “I’m going to marry him someday.” 

Published in YSN: Speaking Out
PARIS – The French bishops said proposals to extend fertility treatments to lesbian couples and single women would harm society by removing fatherhood from the lives of children.
Published in International

I left home in my teens; travelled afar, far from family and friends. Life in the new country was different,exciting, challenging. And horribly lonely. 

Published in Guest Columnists
DUBLIN – God wants every person to love and be loved, creating a family or community where love is nurtured and shared with all who are poor, lonely or in need, Pope Francis said.
Published in Faith