The right being sought by many Ontario doctors to refuse to give patient referrals for euthanasia and assisted suicide will be addressed in committee meetings at Queen’s Park in the next month.

Vandalism against Jews and Muslims prompts calls to renew faith dialogue

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A surge in vandalism and hate speech against Jews and Muslims has prompted a call for the revival of a national platform for Christian-Jewish or Christian-Muslim dialogue.

Notre Dame Basilica casting new light on Montreal's birthday party

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MONTREAL – Few churches are as theatrical or as resplendent in their décor as Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica, which makes it an ideal setting for an ambitious multi-million dollar multimedia show opening on March 20.

Groups push back against widening Quebec euthanasia law

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OTTAWA – Anti-euthanasia groups have expressed dismay at a political push in Quebec for advanced directives for dementia patients, following the murder of a woman by her caregiver husband last month.

New national coordinator hopes to build on energy of WYD

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World Youth Day is not an isolated event, said newly appointed WYD national coordinator Isabel Correa. Rather, the international event is one opportunity among many for the Church to celebrate with young people.

Trust aims for $1 million to restore home of Ontario’s first bishop

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OTTAWA – After saving the house of Ontario’s first bishop from the wrecking ball, a small private trust is now racing against the clock to raise funds to restore the heritage building and resurrect the memory of Bishop Alexander Macdonell.

For Canada's 150th, human rights museum selects seven stories aim to inspire

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WINNIPEG – There are countless stories Canadians can and have shared over the nation’s history, but the Canadian Museum of Human Rights has zeroed in on seven unique, contemporary stories of people who overcame human rights challenges for its exhibit to mark Canada’s sesquicentennial.

ShareLife is stressing mission work in fundraising campaign

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With a new vision guiding this year’s ShareLife campaign, the fundraising arm for the Archdiocese of Toronto charities, is hoping to secure more donations than ever to help those in need.

Pro-lifers lash out at Ottawa's pledge to ‘export’ abortions

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OTTAWA –Pro-life groups are pushing back on social media against Canada’s commitment to fund abortion overseas and make it a “pillar” of international development policy.

D&P’s fifty years of solidarity celebrated

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Toronto Development and Peace members celebrated a half-century of solidarity at a Mass in St. Michael’s Cathedral with Cardinal Thomas Collins March 4.

British Columbia pharmacist celebrates updated code of ethics

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WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia – After 17 years of championing the freedoms of British Columbia pharmacists, Cristina Alarcon is celebrating a victory.