TRIESTE, Italy – As Catholics continue to debate pastoral and doctrinal approaches to marriage, they should remember that the Catholic approach to marriage and the Eucharist has a direct impact on what the Church teaches about society as a whole, an expert on the Church’s social teaching has said.

Understanding Islam: Pontifical institute fosters study, dialogue

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VATICAN CITY – Between their morning cappuccino and their evening plate of pasta, a group of Catholic students from around the world are studying Arabic and Islam in the heart of Rome's Trastevere neighbourhood.

Higher Education Special Section

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The Catholic Register's latest special feature is on higher Catholic education. Click here to check out all of our feature stories!

After 10 years, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom finally approved to grant degrees

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After more than 10 years of talking and waiting, and more talking and waiting, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy finally received provisional approval to award Bachelor’s degrees in Catholic studies.

University is a perfect setting to find ‘likeness of God’

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Pursuing higher education at the university level offers the opportunity to grow nearer to God.

Catholic universities work together to help send students abroad

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“We don’t grow intellectually until we’re exposed to different points of view, different cultures, or people we simply don’t agree with,” said Basilian Fr. Terry Kersch, president of St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta.

St. Peter's Seminary is going back to the future

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St. Peter’s Seminary is returning to its original vision, said Fr. Peter Keller, formation director and head of the seminary’s ongoing renovations project.

Campion College marks centennial with commitment to future

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REGINA – For a century, Campion College has stayed faithful to its mission to educate Catholics in Saskatchewan’s capital city, first as a Catholic high school, and since 1968 as the Catholic college federated with the University of Regina.

Saving our kids: No easy fixes for Ontario's damaged child care system

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This is Part 2 of our two-part series looking at reforms to Ontario’s child welfare system. Click here to read part 1.

We’re all born equal, but we’re born into different circumstances. When the circumstances are worse than just unequal, the rest of us are supposed to do something about it. That’s why we have children’s aid societies.

Saving our kids: child care reform puts safety first

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Danielle remembers counting down the days until she would turn 16. On that day she was going to sign herself out of foster care, declare her freedom, begin her life for real.

Caribbean music brings out church spirit at Sunday Mass

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Toronto’s Caribbean Catholic Church is bringing the sound of the islands to Mass.