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Canadian student journalist fired for Catholic views charges discrimination

Jan 26, 2021

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

Jan 22, 2021

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 

Jan 15, 2021

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

Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa.

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

Jan 14, 2021

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

Dec 4, 2020

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’

Nov 30, 2020

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

Archbishop Brian Dunn. Courtesy photo.

New archbishop takes helm of Canadian Catholic archdiocese

Nov 27, 2020

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

Oct 21, 2020

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

Oct 20, 2020

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

Oct 8, 2020

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

Sep 14, 2020

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

Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria.

Tabernacle found after theft from Ontario cathedral

Sep 9, 2020

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

Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria.

Tabernacle stolen from Canadian Catholic cathedral 

Sep 8, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

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

Canadian appeal court to hear case of hospice refusing to offer euthanasia

Aug 28, 2020

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has agreed to hear a case of a hospice trying to preserve its historical... Read more

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Physician assisted suicides double in Canada

Jul 30, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The number of Canadians killed by physician-assisted suicide nearly doubled between 2017 and 2019, according to a report released by... Read more

One of the stations of the cross at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in Sudbury, Ontario.

Canadian Catholic diocese aims to repair defaced Stations of the Cross

Jun 30, 2020

A Canadian diocese said it will aim to repair six statues whose heads and arms were cut off in an... Read more

 Saint Mary's Cathedral Basilica in Halifax.

Canadian archbishop offers prayers after mass shooting

Apr 21, 2020

The Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth in Canada has offered prayers for the victims of a weekend shooting rampage in a small... Read more

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto at the Vatican, 2013.

Cardinal Collins blasts Canadian assisted dying laws

Mar 2, 2020

Canada is embracing “death on demand” in its healthcare laws, according to Cardinal Thomas Collins. The Archbishop of Toronto issued... Read more

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Canadian hospice forced to close after refusing to offer assisted dying

Feb 28, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

A hospice in Canada has lost its funding and is being forced to close after refusing to offer medically assisted suicide.  Read more

Terminally ill patient and assisting family member.

Canadian bishops condemn new medical suicide measures

Feb 27, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Catholic bishops of Canada issued a statement on Wednesday, condemning parliament’s efforts to further expand medically assisted suicide to... Read more