Euthanasia is here to stay, so Catholic health care workers must rely on their Christian perspectives to guide them through the tensions caused by medical aid in dying.

Fr. Rosica steps down from World Youth Day post

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Fr. Thomas Rosica is stepping down as national coordinator of the World Youth Day delegations.

Citizens for Public Justice welcomes launch of poverty consultation

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OTTAWA – Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is welcoming the launch of a national consultation as one of the first steps in developing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.

Ottawa workshop trains people to be free of ‘toxic emotions’

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OTTAWA – Toxic emotions can destroy a parish and destroy a family, says Henri Lemay, a veteran of the Catholic charismatic renewal in French-speaking Canada.

Lifetime ecumenical award boosts two young scholars' careers

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A lifetime of ecumenical commitment has been transposed onto a couple of younger commitments to ecumenism.

Safe Third Country agreement will not be scrapped, says immigration minister

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OTTAWA – Church groups calling for the scrapping of the Safe Third Country agreement in response to U.S. President Trump’s refugee policies are likely to remain disappointed.

Health committee sets framework for study on violent porn impact

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OTTAWA – Conservative MP Arnold Viersen hopes Canada will launch a public health campaign against online violent pornography that will be as effective as the one against cigarette smoking.

After 78 years of marriage, this Ottawa couple is still going strong

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OTTAWA – There was no way a snowstorm was going to get in the way of this celebration. After all, 78 years of marriage isn’t something that can be celebrated very often.

Pro-lifers looking for spill-over effect from U.S.

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As their U.S. brethren bask in finding an ally in the Trump administration, pro-lifers in Canada understand they still have much work to do in turning the tide in favour of life north of the border.

Fresh signs of life at Markham's Cathedral of the Transfiguration

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After being closed for more than a decade, the Cathedral of the Transfiguration north of Toronto has quietly re-opened its doors.

Canadian, U.S. Catholic scholars unite to condemn Trump actions

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Catholic colleges and universities in Canada and the United States have condemned the Trump administration’s policy of closing  America to refugees, banning all travel from seven Muslim-majority countries and building a wall along the Mexican border.