WASHINGTON – If Christians in the Middle East are going to be "honest" with their Muslim dialogue partners, said Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, Muslims will have to acknowledge that the persecution of Christians in the region did not start with the Islamic State's rise to power in 2014.
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“The opposite of war isn’t peace, it’s creation.”
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ROME – Even though the Catholic Church has all the necessary norms and laws in place to safeguard minors from abuse by clergy, the problem continues to be a lack in understanding or caring about those rules and guidelines and applying them effectively, said one Jesuit expert.
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The halls of St. Michael’s Choir School were filled with a lot more than music on Feb. 7.
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VATICAN – On Friday Pope Francis said education is a family matter, and rather than contradicting one another, parents and teachers must collaborate openly and constructively to form children in core values which enable them to face modern challenges.
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OTTAWA – Children participating in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program across Canada are taught to use all their senses in order to enter deeply into the Christmas story.
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Last month, standing on the basketball court of my first school as a teacher, Mimico High, I launched a book titled The Season.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake is known for its wineries, charming old main street and a possible future prime minister — 14-year-old Bethany Poltl.
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Degree-granting status has given Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College an elevated place in higher education, but that’s not why Elizabeth Jordan chose to enrol.
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OTTAWA – Saint Paul University is being accused of stifling free speech on campus after the Catholic university abruptly cancelled a pro-abortion film and accompanying presentation by Planned Parenthood.
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If a child commits a crime, should a parent do the time?

The city of North Tonawanda, N.Y., thinks yes. Located 24 km north of Buffalo, North Tonawanda passed a law in October stating parents could be sentenced to 15 days in jail if their child violates a city law, including bullying, twice in a 90-day period. 
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WASHINGTON – When the news broke Nov. 27 of Meghan Markle's engagement to Prince Harry, reporters descended upon the Los Angeles Catholic school Markle attended: Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School.
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REGINA – Catholic education in Saskatchewan is safe in the short term as the provincial government has vowed to use the notwithstanding clause to overturn a court ruling that threatened its existence, but school officials are looking to ensure its survival in the long term.
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It was an unexpected surprise when Greg Rogers learned he would be receiving the Fr. Patrick Fogarty Medal of Honour for 2017.
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REGINA – In the wake of the province invoking the notwithstanding clause to protect Catholic education, Saskatchewan’s Catholic school system is undergoing the largest expansion in the province’s history.
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