As Mexican priests watch the death toll among clergy rise in their country, their first concern remains the ordinary people who suffer through the murderous reign of drug gangs, according to a Canadian priest who has seen the effect of the killings first-hand.
OTTAWA – A study that claims euthanasia and assisted suicide could save the health-care system more than $100 million annually is ringing alarm bells among assisted-killing opponents.
When it comes to ridding sports teams of offensive nicknames, it appears that most school boards in the Toronto area are ahead of the game.
OTTAWA – Michel MacDonald already feels he has the right messages. The task now is making the most of the mediums that can deliver the messages.
MONTREAL – Claude Paradis was impoverished and homeless, living on the streets of Montreal. He struggled with addiction to both alcohol and drugs, with a future so bleak, he considered ending his own life.
OTTAWA – Helping someone contemplating death through euthanasia can be a simple as saying "hello."
VANCOUVER – Rachel Lalonde understands the pain experienced by Florence Leung, a new mom who went missing and died last fall.
OTTAWA – Former Anglicans who have been received into the Catholic Church are being reminded that they must adhere to Church teaching on divorce, remarriage and the sacraments.
Coquitlam, B.C. – While her neighbours get about in walkers or doze in oversized chairs, great-grandmother Beatrice Janyk is still finding ways to make a difference in the world.
OTTAWA – The promotion of former Somali refugee Ahmed Hussen to immigration minister sends a positive signal to immigrants and refugees, said Canada’s former ambassador to the Holy See.