SAINT-JEAN-DE-MATHA, Quebec – When the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance left Oka, Quebec, to escape suburban sprawl, they left behind an oversized, aging building.

St. Vincent de Paul's North of 60 project spreads out its message

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OTTAWA – One community at a time, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s North of 60 project is making a difference in Canada’s Arctic.

March for Life: Euthanasia has 'brought shame' to Canada, says cardinal

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OTTAWA — Cardinal Thomas Collins told the 20th National March for Life on May 11 euthanasia and the crushing of conscience rights “brings shame to our country.”

March for Life brings message to political halls of power

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The marchers were separated by thousands of kilometres, but they were united in the message they proclaimed at the annual March for Life on May 11.

Advocacy group report jumps the gun on Ontario school closure

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There’s no need to push any panic buttons over Catholic school closures in the year ahead, says the head of Ontario’s Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

Go out now, share the Gospel, get messy, Pope tells Quebec bishops

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VATICAN CITY – Without waiting for some well-researched, detailed plan with action items and measurable goals, Catholics in Quebec must go out and share the Gospel, Pope Francis told the bishops of the province.

Quebec pro-life group split over approach to messaging

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MONTREAL – A proposal to ground its message more firmly in Catholic teaching is causing disagreement in Quebec’s largest pro-life organization.

Niagara schools pull gender identity play aimed at elementary students

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ST. CATHARINES – A Catholic school district in southern Ontario has responded to complaints after its cancellation of a play about gender identity for elementary students because of age-appropriateness concerns.

Pro-life groups cry foul over federal summer jobs funding ban

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OTTAWA – The threat facing pro-life organizations of being blacklisted from a federal summer jobs program for students has prompted cries of ideological bias and violation of Parliamentary privilege.

Sr. Kenny awarded honorary degree by St. Mark’s College

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Sr. Nuala Kenny, Canadian bioethicist and educator, has earned one more degree to add her already impressive collection.

While on 'ad limina' visits, Quebec bishops offer prayers for flood victims

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MONTREAL – While the Quebec bishops are in Rome for their ad limina visits, they have expressed solidarity with those affected by the floods in their Canadian province.