There are 20 million people on the edge of starvation in just four countries and Development and Peace thinks we should do something about it.

Bishops look for healing at missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry

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The road to healing is long, but it is a destination Canada’s bishops hope can be reached by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Canada's north is a challenge and a blessing, says Bishop Crosby

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Bishop Douglas Crosby has some travel advice for newly-ordained priests: Go north, young man.

Montreal's Irish protest sale of ‘sacred’ land to Hydro-Quebec

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MONTREAL – Hundreds of Montrealers ended a solemn march on May 28 by placing thousands of small white wooden crosses around a 28-tonne black stone that marks the mass grave of 6,000 Irish famine refugees who died 170 years ago.

Cardinal Collins to make case for Bishop Michael Power’s sainthood

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Cardinal Thomas Collins believes the Archdiocese of Toronto’s founding bishop was a martyr and is a saint. On the occasion of the archdiocese’s 175th anniversary, Collins announced he plans to begin the process that could make it official.

Friends of Catholic education take their case to Ontario politicians

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Friends and Advocates for Catholic Education made their collective presence known May 29 at Queen's Park during the group's annual lobby day appearance.

Catholics optimistic following Scheer victory

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OTTAWA – The Conservative Party has elected a staunch pro-life Catholic to lead them into the next federal election, but what happens when Andrew Scheer’s faith confronts the pragmatism of politics remains an open question.

Battle for a living wage is a key to Church’s drive for social justice

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Even as the Ontario government moved to enact new labour laws and increase the minimum wage to $15, experts agree there is no quick fix to protecting workers from the threat of poverty.

Trudeau asks Pope to apologize in Canada for residential schools

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VATICAN CITY – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he asked Pope Francis to help Canadians "move forward on a real reconciliation" with the country's Indigenous people "by issuing an apology" on behalf of the Catholic Church for its role in harming their communities.

Former papal spokesman helps Salt + Light mark 15th anniversary

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TORONTO – If the news seems to be shouting at you and your Facebook feed is crowded with takedown artists, Fr. Frederico Lombardi has an alternative media diet you might want to consider.

Spiritual writings of Canada's first bishop available in English

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QUEBEC CITY – It took three centuries, but the writings of Canada's first bishop are now available in English.