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Two Inuit children return from school past a stop sign written in English in October 2002 in Iqaluit, northern Canada. Iqaluit is the capitol of Nunavut Territory in the Canadian Arctic.

Retired Calgary bishop demands proof for ‘missing children’ claims

Aug 21, 2023

By The B.C. Catholic

“Why is the Catholic Church not asking the federal government for proof that even one residential school child is actually... Read more

Photos of the man who allegedly set a fire at St. Mary's Cathedral and charged at two staff members on May 19, 2023.

Canadian police ask for public’s help in identifying man who set fire at cathedral 

May 26, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Police in Canada are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who allegedly set a fire and assaulted... Read more

Memorial to victims of Kamloops residential school, British Columbia

Calgary diocese promises compensation to residential school survivors

Jul 19, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Calgary diocese announced on Friday it will contribute money to a compensation fund for survivors of local residential schools. Read more

Kamloops Indian Residential School, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Retired Calgary bishop: Canadian government must own 'primary' responsibility for abuses of Indigenous

Jun 10, 2021

The retired bishop of Calgary this week said the Canadian government must shoulder its “primary” responsibility for past abuses in... Read more

Knights of Columbus in Alberta build gardens for maternity house

Jul 29, 2020

By Perry West

Members of the Knights of Columbus in Alberta have built a raised garden for a maternal care home to provide... Read more

In Canada, Catholic school district explains conduct code amid lawsuit

Dec 10, 2018

Amid continuing legal pressure against Catholic institutions in Canada, the Calgary Catholic School District faces a lawsuit from a former... Read more

In Canada, a bishop protests gender ideology mandate for Alberta schools

Jan 29, 2016

“Totalitarianism.” That was the word the Bishop of Calgary used to describe the Alberta government’s new mandatory gender guidelines.  Read more