After a long and arduous journey, Sacred Heart Church in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., is rising again.

Canadian bishops say TWU case could have “profound impact” on religious organizations

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OTTAWA – A case coming this fall to the Supreme Court of Canada could have “a profound impact on all faith-based education, health care and social service facilities,” according to Canada’s bishops.

Catholic voices to be heard at Supreme Court in religious freedom case

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OTTAWA – Canada’s Catholic Bishops and the Catholic Civil Rights League have been granted intervener status in an important religious freedom case to be heard later this year by the Supreme Court.

Family census data presents new challenges for the Church

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OTTAWA – The 2016 census data on the family underscores a host of new challenges for government policy, churches and other social institutions, said experts.

Quebec nun officiates wedding with special permission from the Vatican

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OTTAWA – When no priests were available, the Bishop of the Quebec diocese of Rouyn-Noranda sought and received Vatican permission for a local nun to officiate at a wedding.

Robotic spider snares Ottawa archbishop in web of controversy

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OTTAWA – The archbishop of Ottawa has expressed his regret after several Catholics were shocked at the sight of a giant robotic spider perched on Notre Dame Cathedral.

Ahearn Pilgrimage to Ste.-Anne-de-Beaupre ends after 95 years

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STE.-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRE, Quebec – Leonardo DiVittorio approached the statue of St. Anne. As part of the opening ceremony of the feast of the grandmother of Jesus July 25, he laid a wreath of flowers, a symbolic gesture intended to mark the Ahearn Memorial Pilgrimage's 95th and last visit at the Basilica of Ste.-Anne-de-Beaupre.

Church challenged to use new media tools

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Sometimes a 2,000-year-old entity well versed in spreading its word can still use a hand.

D&P's THINKfast program inspires life-changing path

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In Grade 8, Christina Kruszewski’s social studies teacher challenged the class with a question: “How are you going to change the world?”

Canadian heritage can be found on our streets, too

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In the wake of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations, I have been reflecting on how the Canadian Catholic Church is perceived on the streets.

St. Peter’s Colony pilgrimage marks centennial

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REGINA, SASK. – As preparations during the First World War for an allied offensive against the German Empire were underway in Europe during the summer of 1917, residents of Regina were convinced that German-speaking immigrants in nearby St. Peter’s Colony were preparing to attack the Prairie city.