Pope Francis may not qualify as a dietary expert but he can probably take a little credit for some healthy trends likely to spark New Year’s resolutions.

Merger creates largest Catholic healthcare network


Toronto’s new, giant, still-unnamed Catholic health care network has its first boss lined up and with him a commitment to help engineer a better health system in Canada from the bottom up.

RCMP adopt new tool for reconciliation

REGINA, Sask. – Canada’s national police force has begun using Kairos’ Blanket Exercise in an effort to help its officers improve relations with Indigenous peoples.

Pro-life advocates prepare for implementation of abortion bubble zone on Feb. 1


OTTAWA – Pro-life advocates are making plans to address a new law in Ontario that will create “bubble zones” around abortion facilities and likely force the National March for Life in Ottawa to find a new route.

Fears for life of Jesuit priest rise after Honduran vote


Canada’s Jesuits have written their second letter in five months to Canadian government officials asking Ottawa to speak out in defence of a Honduran Jesuit priest whose life is in danger.

New Canada Summer Jobs policy infringes on religious freedom, say Canada’s Catholic bishops


Canada’s Catholic bishops say the government’s new Canada Summer Jobs policy infringes on freedom of religion and freedom of conscience.

Pro-lifers go to court over federal summer jobs policy

OTTAWA – Faith-based groups and pro-life organizations are mobilizing to fight a new federal government policy to only give summer job grants to employers who endorse abortion.

Opioids in high schools on the rise

Ontario teens are drinking and smoking less than previous generations, but a survey shows another dangerous substance is quickly raising alarm bells: fentanyl.

Doctors set to fight global abortion policy


An ethics policy that demands doctors refer for abortion, even against their conscience, could become a global policy at the next general assembly of the World Medical Association in October.

Faith in the City adopts "Hunger Games" look to help the poor


Toronto’s diverse faith community will do what ever it takes to catch Mayor John Tory’s attention and address poverty in the city — even dressing up like characters from The Hunger Games.

St. Francis Xavier's Canadian tour inspires crowds

HALIFAX – More than 465 years after his death, St. Francis Xavier’s missionary work has brought him to Canada.


Notre Dame Marguerite Bourgeoys
Mary Marrocco: Keeping faith in calm and chaos

How can we live in a world, and a Church, where both are so intensely present and at times so inter-mingled? 


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Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.