At the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Church wiped its hands of its “long century” of defensive reaction to the modern world and climbed into what it hoped would be a new era of dialogue. However, it takes (at least) two to dialogue and over the last 50 years the Church’s willingness to talk about important issues has not often been reciprocated by the secular world.

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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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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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