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Catholic Civil Rights League supports bishop facing human rights complaint

Apr 10, 2005

The human rights complaints filed against Bishop Fred Henry of Calgary strike “at the core of freedom of speech and... Read more

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Youth pack cathedral for memorial of John Paul II

Apr 7, 2005

On the eve of Pope John Paul II’s funeral, 1,200 young people packed Montreal’s cathedral-basilica for a two-hour celebration of... Read more

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Japanese cardinal hopes next pope is like John Paul

Apr 7, 2005

One of two Japanese cardinals said he hopes the new Pope will be similar to Pope John Paul II.  Read more

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National March for Marriage in Ottawa this weekend

Apr 6, 2005

Thousands of Canadians are expected to converge on Ottawa this weekend for the March for Marriage and Freedom. Read more

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‘St. John Paul, one day,’ says Supreme Knight

Apr 5, 2005

The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus believes that the universal Church will one day canonize Pope John Paul... Read more

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Pope John Paul is a ‘sign of the glory of God’: Jean Vanier

Apr 5, 2005

Pope John Paul II is a “sign of the glory of God,” said Jean Vanier. The founder of L’Arche, an... Read more

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John Paul ‘ignited joy and determination’ in Canadian Church: CCCB

Apr 3, 2005

Pope John Paul II “ignited joy and a determination to persevere, no matter the challenges, because of his belief that... Read more

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Quebec students stage mock crucifixion on Good Friday

Mar 28, 2005

Some Quebec university students staged a mock crucifixion on Good Friday to protest the government's decision to cut $103 million... Read more

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Parents fight to keep Catholic instruction in Quebec public schools

Mar 27, 2005

A committee of Christian parents submitted a petition to the Quebec government, with more than 56,000 signatures, in favor of... Read more

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Jean Vanier to receive prestigious Knights award

Mar 27, 2005

Jean Vanier will receive the Gaudium et Spes Award from the Knights of Columbus April 2.  Read more

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Anglican Church 'broken', says Canadian primate

Mar 22, 2005

Calling a spade a spade, the Anglican primate of Canada said the Anglican Communion is “broken” over the debate on... Read more

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Canadian Archbishop says no need to avoid Da Vinci Code

Mar 22, 2005

The bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code is “a bunch of hot air” and nothing to get worked up about,... Read more

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Papal exhibit comes to North America

Mar 15, 2005

An impressive exhibit of 2,000 years of papal history, from St. Peter to Pope John Paul II, will make its... Read more

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Canadian Bishops to study impact of free trade on Mexico

Mar 14, 2005

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is part of a delegation in Mexico this week, studying the impact of... Read more

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Study suggests women requesting abortions should be screened for abuse

Mar 13, 2005

Women undergoing a second or subsequent abortion are more likely to have experienced physical or sexual abuse, says a recent... Read more

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Canadian Liberals endorse same-sex marriage, hostile to opposing views

Mar 6, 2005

The Liberal Party of Canada endorsed same-sex marriage at its policy convention this weekend.  Read more

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Catholic refugees freed from church sanctuary in Canada

Mar 2, 2005

After spending 13 months in sanctuary in the basement of Notre-Dame-de-Grace Catholic Church in Montreal, three Catholic Palestinian refugees were... Read more

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Stop speculating about next Pope, keep praying for this one says Philippino Archbishop

Mar 1, 2005

In a statement given yesterday, Archbishop Oscar Cruz, of Lingayen-Dagupan in the Philippines made media waves when he told Catholics... Read more

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Canadian Catholics pulling for the Pope

Feb 27, 2005

According to a report by the Canadian Press, many in the “great white north” don’t believe Pope John Paul II... Read more

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Quebec cardinals ask Canadians to pray for Pope

Feb 24, 2005

Two Canadian cardinals have called for special prayers for the frail leader of the Roman Catholic Church.  Read more