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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.

Archdiocese launches conscience campaign to protect doctors

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As Catholic doctors and other conscientious objectors face discipline that could include losing their medical license, the Archdiocese of Toronto has launched an eight-week campaign to promote “robust conscience protection” for health care workers.

O'Connor's funeral business stays true to its principles

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To Paul O’Connor, family has always been at the centre of the funeral business.

‘All are called to present God’s gifts’ says Baptist preacher at Week of Prayer conclusion

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A surprise request during a visit to a Catholic church led to a revelation about love and Christian unity for a Baptist preacher.

Toronto protesters join worldwide outrage against U.S. refugee ban

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About 1,000 protesters descended on the American consulate in Toronto on Jan. 30 to protest a U.S. executive order that establishes a temporary ban on immigrants to the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Fr. Damian MacPherson steps down from Archdiocese Interfaith post

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Franciscan Fr. Damian MacPherson is passing on the interfaith torch after 19 years of service.

Boulevard Club’s cheque a welcome guest at St. Francis Table restaurant

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A partnership between St. Francis Table and The Boulevard Club will help the Franciscan-run restaurant for the poor continue to serve up its signature dish — dignity.

Regis College has a new president with big plans

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With a permanent president in place for the first time in six years, Regis College is poised to become an international magnet for Jesuits and others seeking to study theology in English, according to incoming president Jesuit Fr. Thomas Worcester.

Elder care manor appeals to both religious orders, lay people

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A new and very Catholic concept in elder care has moved from dream to reality with a move-in date projected for the fall of 2018.

St. Michael's Choir school fired long-time conductor

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Despite more than 900 signatures on a student-led petition demanding the reinstatement of Dr. Jerzy Cichocki, St. Michael’s Choir school is standing firm in a decision to fire its long-time conductor of the senior choir.

Teen workshops on the rise to combat dating violence

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Carol Soares has conducted more workshops in the first few months of the Teens Healthy Relationships program than she had ever done in one school year.

Opinion

BobBrehl
Plenty of smoke but no fire at the Vatican

Bob Brehl writes about the recent tensions within the Catholic Church.

Faith

Pope's homily

‘May God give us the grace to proclaim an end to wars in world’

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

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