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Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral in Montreal, Canada. Credit: Travis Wise via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Montreal archbishop appoints ombudsman to oversee abuse complaints

The Archdiocese of Montreal announced Wednesday the appointment of an independent ombudsman, Marie Christine Kirouac, to receive all complaints of... Read more

Quebec court upholds much of law barring religious symbols for public employees

A Canadian court upheld this week part of a Quebec law that bans government employees from wearing religious symbols at... Read more

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Ontario Catholic dioceses adapt to new coronavirus lockdown measures

In response to new and stringent coronavirus lockdown orders in the province, several of the Catholic archdioceses of Ontario, Canada... Read more

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Canadian diocese to release list of priests found guilty of sex abuse

The Canadian diocese of Saskatoon has promised to release a list of priests and Church officials found guilty of sexual... Read more

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Teen girl killed in stabbing at Canadian Catholic high school

A 17-year-old girl is dead following a stabbing at a Catholic high school near Edmonton Monday morning. Read more

Report: Patients being offered assisted suicide in apparent policy violation

An investigation by a Vancouver, Canada Catholic newspaper has uncovered evidence that at least one of the region’s publicly funded... Read more

Vancouver archbishop asks officials to ease ban on religious services

As religious services in British Columbia are still shut down by government orders, a Catholic archbishop is asking the government... Read more

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Canadian student journalist fired for Catholic views charges discrimination

A Catholic student who said his university’s newspaper wrongly fired him for his critical views of homosexuality and transgenderism has... Read more

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As assisted suicide continues to rise in Ontario, pro-lifers call for government action

As cases of assisted suicide continue to increase annually in Ontario, pro-life advocates have called on the government to implement... Read more

British Columbia hospice to be evicted over euthanasia opposition 

A hospice in Delta, British Columbia is laying off all staff next month as they will be evicted from their... Read more

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Canada’s Supreme Court says archdiocese is responsible for orphanage abuse

Canada’s highest court has ruled that the Archdiocese of St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador will be responsible for Mount... Read more

Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J., addresses a rally at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain, Aug. 16, 2011.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast at age of 76

Pope Francis accepted Friday the resignation of 76-year-old Canadian Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J., and confirmed his successor as Archbishop of... Read more

Bishop Robert Bourgon, the first Bishop of Hearst-Moosonee, Canada. Courtesy photo.

Canadian Catholic bishop resigns at age of 64 ‘for the good of the Church’

Pope Francis accepted Sunday the resignation of a Canadian Catholic bishop at the age of 64.  Read more

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New archbishop takes helm of Canadian Catholic archdiocese

A new archbishop took the helm in the Canadian archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth Friday.  Read more

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In grim accounting, Canadian report says assisted suicide saves health care money

A Canadian report has put a dollar figure on legal assisted suicide, claiming that legalization has saved millions of dollars... Read more

Bishop Kurt Burnette, pictured before his appointment as bishop of the Ruthenian Eparchy of Passaic in 2013. Courtesy of the Ruthenian Eparchy of Passaic.

Pope Francis appoints bishop in US as administrator of Canadian eparchy

Pope Francis appointed a New Jersey-based bishop as the administrator of a Canadian eparchy Tuesday.  Read more

In Canada, new bill would expand euthanasia, assisted suicide, Catholics warn

A bill reintroduced by the Canadian government this month would expand access to euthanasia and assisted suicide in the country... Read more

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Ontario bishop announces prayer of reparation for stolen tabernacle

A Canadian bishop has announced a month-long prayer of reparation after the cathedral’s tabernacle was stolen and later found dumped... Read more

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Tabernacle found after theft from Ontario cathedral

The tabernacle that was stolen earlier this week from the St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral in St. Catharines, Ontario was... Read more

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Tabernacle stolen from Canadian Catholic cathedral 

The Bishop of St. Catharines, Ontario is appealing for thieves to return the consecrated Host after the tabernacle was stolen... Read more