With Ontario schools officially shuttered until at least the start of May, education partners are ramping up plans to continue teaching students at home.

Canada’s religious leaders offer thanks and hope during COVID-19 pandemic

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OTTAWA -- Canada’s Catholic bishops have joined with other faith leaders across the country to offer hope and solidarity to all Canadians as the nation faces an unprecedented health and economic crisis because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

National prayer effort hopes to unite Canadians during COVID-19 crisis

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OTTAWA -- Two Ottawa-based faith leaders have joined together to offer comforting words to Canadians during the COVID-19 health crisis that has closed most places of worship across the country.

Pandemic putting ethics to the test

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In a crisis, hard decisions have to be made.

When there aren’t enough ventilators or Intensive Care Unit beds for everyone who needs one, it’s left to medical ethicists to provide guidance to clinicians faced with dire decisions about who lives and who dies.

ShareLife’s many needs can’t be put on hold

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The needs of the thousands of people served by ShareLife agencies don’t go away in a time of crisis.

Helping hands in time of crisis

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B. and Toby have been camping in a green tent on a strip of muddy ground between an on-ramp to the Don Valley Parkway and a fence near St. Paul’s Basilica in downtown Toronto for a couple of weeks. 

Priests finding ways to connect

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When Fr. Rico Passero celebrates Mass in these days of crisis, he does so with a full congregation joining him.

In Rome, ‘it feels like living in a war’

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VANCOUVER -- Vancouver priest Fr. Davide Lanzani compares Rome to a war zone.

Ottawa’s March for Life looking at alternatives

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OTTAWA -- There will be some sort of national March for Life event on May 14, but whether there will be an actual march through the streets of the nation’s capital and a rally of thousands of pro-life Canadians at Parliament Hill is still to be determined.

Asylum seekers deserve better, say advocates

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Denying refugee claimants entry to Canada at the United States border during the COVID-19 pandemic is dangerous, immoral and legally dubious, says a Catholic law professor and other refugee advocates.

Court overturns ruling on funding of non-Catholic students at Catholic schools

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In a unanimous decision, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has upheld the right of separate schools in the province to receive government funding for the education of non-Catholic students.