OTTAWA – A government decision to spend $650 million on abortion and related services in the developing world has been met with outrage and laments on how the vast sum of money could be better spent.

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OTTAWA – The federal government is set to begin funding abortion in the developing world, reversing the policy of the Harper government to not provide funding for such procedures overseas.

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ONTREAL – Seated in a quiet room, the Melkite Catholic archbishop of Aleppo, Syria, spoke slowly, in an almost muffled voice. His eyes sometimes ran astray, lingering on the buildings across the street in downtown Montreal. He detailed how Fouad Banna's family was torn apart when their house was destroyed by an attack a few months ago.

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Opinion

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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

'To have faith is to live our lives with joy'

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

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