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 priest turns homeless past into ministry of the street


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.

Small acts can kindness work wonders in euthanasia battle, clergy told


OTTAWA – Helping someone contemplating death through euthanasia can be a simple as saying "hello."

Tragedy sparks mom to help postpartum depression victims


VANCOUVER – Rachel Lalonde understands the pain experienced by Florence Leung, a new mom who went missing and died last fall.

Former Anglicans reminded to now follow Catholic rules


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.

At 94, B.C. great-grandmother 'Granny Bea' keeps on giving


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.

Church reconciliation is a never-ending project


The fact that the Eucharist cannot yet be shared between faiths has left everyone “starving,” says the director of ecumenical and interfaith affairs for the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Canada's new immigration minister is a former Somali refugee


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.

Videos brings Ontario Catholic schools' namesakes to life


If there's one thing a school's name should do, it's inspire.

Lethbridge Catholic high schools win instrumental division of CBC's music challenge


Kyle Harmon was working in the band office, finishing his day at school when he got a call on his cellphone from a CBC Radio producer.

Iraqi refugee family finds success in hard work and each other’s support


Since the Khalil family arrived in Canada in July 2012, they’ve been working out their own Canadian values — mother and father both working two jobs, squeezing in English classes whenever they could, making sure the kids are in school. The Khalil Canadian values start with hard work and end with family.


Maltese bishops have cast aside Catholic teachings

Dorothy Cummings McLean reacts to Malta’s bishops allowing some divorced, remarried Catholics to receive sacraments.


Pope's homily

The wonders of the priesthood of Christ

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.