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Killing people is not compassion – religious leaders unite against assisted suicide

Nov 3, 2015

As Canada moves toward legalizing assisted suicide, Catholic bishops and a large Protestant coalition – along with Jewish and Muslim... Read more

Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa.

Canada Supreme Court: Catholic schools have right to teach Church views

Mar 20, 2015

Canada’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Catholic schools in Quebec must be allowed to teach from a Catholic viewpoint... Read more

Canadian Parliament.

Ottawa archbishop cancels event, calls for prayers in wake of shooting

Oct 23, 2014

By Elise Harris

The Archdiocese of Ottawa, Canada, released a statement canceling its annual charity dinner in the wake of yesterday’s shooting, and... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates a thanksgiving Mass for Canadian saints François of Laval and Marie of the Incarnation on Oct. 12, 2014.

Highways, byways and sinners: these are the missionary fields

Oct 12, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of two Canadian saints Pope Francis said that a true missionary goes out... Read more

National Assembly of Quebec.

Life is not ours to end, Canadians say against suicide bill

Jun 27, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

The Quebec National Assembly on Thursday passed legislation creating a right to assisted suicide in some circumstances, drawing criticism from... Read more

National March for Life 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

Canadian pro-life march shows growing movement

May 13, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

Several thousand pro-life advocates rallied in Canada’s national capital May 8, seeking an end to abortion and giving witness to... Read more

CNA

Quebec euthanasia bill blasted for enshrining 'power to kill'

Jun 17, 2013

A Quebec bill to allow lethal drug prescriptions for patients in pain would give doctors “the power to kill” and... Read more

Henry Morgentaler, on August 22, 2005.

Pro-lifers pray after death of Canadian abortion crusader

Jun 1, 2013

Pro-life leaders in Canada reacted with sadness and prayers to the death of Henry Morgentaler, regretting his leading role in... Read more

Archbishop J. Michael Miller.

Vancouver archbishop decries 'dangerous' assisted suicide ruling

Jun 19, 2012

Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver has “strongly” urged the government of British Columbia to appeal a provincial Supreme Court... Read more