Bishop William McGrattan won’t pretend to be as “very bold” as his predecessor, but hopes to be just as steadfast as Bishop Fred Henry as he assumes leadership of Calgary’s diocese.

Published in Canada

Calgary Bishop Fred Henry said he knew it was time to retire when his pain became constant and his posture became stooped to the point that “my feet are much more familiar to me than the sky.”

Published in Editorial

OTTAWA — Calgary Bishop-elect William Terrence McGrattan shares a special bond with retiring Bishop Fred Henry, whom he will replace when he is installed as Calgary’s new shepherd Feb. 27.

Published in Canada

OTTAWA – Years of suffering from “severe chronic pain” have forced one of Canada’s most outspoken bishops to relinquish his ministry.

Published in Canada

Opinion

CharlesLewis
Archbishop Chaput has sound advice in troubled times

Charles Lewis looks at Chaput's book on how to be Catholic in an increasingly anti-religious world.

Faith

Pope's homily

We are 'Catholic atheists' if we have hardened hearts

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

Features