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The former Kuper Island Indian Residential School, 1941

First Nations leaders announce more than 160 unmarked graves found at former Catholic-run residential school

A Canadian First Nations tribe last week announced an estimated 160 unmarked graves were found at the site of a... Read more

Cooling center location in Spokane, Washington

Catholic Charities opens cooling centers amid Pacific Northwest heat wave  

Amid an unprecedented heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, local Catholic Charities agencies are opening cooling centers for the elderly,... Read more

St. Gregory Mission, Osoyoos Indian Reserve, British Columbia, Canada

Police investigate after two Catholic churches burn on British Columbia tribal lands

Two Catholic churches in the same region of British Columbia burned down in suspicious circumstances early Monday morning.  Read more

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

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

Family questions criteria after euthanization of Canadian man

After Alan Nichols' death by voluntary euthanasia at a British Columbia hospital in July, his family have questioned the imprecision... Read more

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Canadian judge rules in favor of religious liberty for Christian law school

A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has reversed a decision by the province’s law society that would have banned graduates... Read more