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Archbishop J. Michael Miller celebrates Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Delta before the March for Life in Victoria, British Columbia, on May 9, 2024. He prayed that they “may be worthy and effective messengers of hope.”

Bishops speak of ‘moral crisis’ before March for Life in Victoria, British Columbia

Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller told the pro-life worshippers that they are “praying in a special way that reverence for... Read more

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Survey in Canada: Religious hospitals should not be forced to provide MAiD

Oct 29, 2023

By The B.C. Catholic

A recent survey showed that the majority of people in British Columbia support the right of religiously affiliated health care... Read more

The loss of St. Bernard’s Church in Grouard, Alberta, Canada, on May 22, 2023, makes a sad moment for those with memories of the church, said Grouard-McLennan Archbishop Gerard Pettipas. Two men have been arrested in connection with the fire.

Archbishop mourns loss of historic church in Alberta, Canada, destroyed by arson

May 25, 2023

By The B.C. Catholic

The archbishop of Grouard-McLennan in Northern Alberta says he is saddened but “not overcome” by the loss of a 121-year-old... Read more

The former Kuper Island Indian Residential School, 1941

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

Jul 13, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

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  

Jun 30, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

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

Jun 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

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

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

Family questions criteria after euthanization of Canadian man

Sep 30, 2019

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

Photo courtesy of Trinity Western University.

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

Dec 16, 2015

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