Twelve Canadian bishops, including Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto, are withholding contributions to the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace following preliminary research that indicates some of the Catholic agency’s partners may be connected to abortion or artificial contraception.

Published in Canada
YORK, England – A London council has become the first local authority in the UK to approve a buffer zone around an abortion clinic.
Published in International

There’s no question abortion is a divisive issue. But both pro-life and pro-choice sides can at least agree on one thing — having a civil debate is important.

Published in Youth Speak News

Correction: A previous version of the story stated Matt Pascuzzo said the attestation came as a result of anti-abortion campaigners who used the jobs funding to aggressively campaign for criminal code sanctions on abortion. Pascuzzo did not make the statement. 


Agencies rejected for Canada Summer Jobs grants because they won’t tick the pro-abortion attestation box are scrambling to come up with private funds to cover the summertime services they provide to the poor.

Published in Canada

OTTAWA – The government’s resolve to plow ahead with its pro-abortion Canada Summer Jobs attestation is turning into a boon for free-speech advocates and pro-life groups, says a political organizer.

Published in Canada

OTTAWA – Challenges to Ontario’s abortion bubble zone law will continue despite the recent death of the first person charged for violating the new law.

Published in Canada
UNITED NATIONS – Aborting a child with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome is a gross violation of human rights and anti-discriminatory commitments, and can be considered genocide, according to speakers at a March 20 panel at the United Nations.
Published in International

OTTAWA – Liberal MP Scott Simms defied his party and voted against the government as a Conservative motion to drop the Canada Summer Jobs attestation requirement was defeated March 19 in a packed House of Commons.

Published in Canada

Ottawa – The man whose street protests prompted Ontario’s abortion bubble zone legislation has died while awaiting trial after becoming the first person charged for violating the new law.

Published in Canada

OTTAWA – After a year of battles over Charter freedoms, euthanasia, conscience rights and bubble zone legislation, March for Life organizers expect a large turnout for their May 10 trek to Parliament Hill.

Published in Canada

Something’s topsy-turvy when a Canadian Christian couple must go to court to clear their names because they refused to lie on the State’s orders.

Published in Peter Stockland
It is a frightening world when those with power assume they can dictate to those without how they must think and what they must say.
Published in Editorial
OTTAWA – Faith groups have stepped up their efforts to rally their members and urge MPs to support a Conservative motion that calls for removal of the attestation requirement for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program.
Published in Canada

In January, I had the great blessing of preaching at the Holy Mass for the relic of St. Francis Xavier in the parish in Mississauga named after him. There was an immense congregation, and in the very first pews were various political figures from the federal Parliament, provincial legislature and city hall.

Published in Fr. Raymond de Souza
OTTAWA – The Canada Summer Jobs attestation controversy has put the charitable status of many organizations at risk, a former Conservative cabinet minister warns.
Published in Canada

Comment

letters prison angela

Letters are an escape for man serving life in prison

"I never felt like a murderer or a convict when we corresponded; I just felt like Pete."

Faith

Pope's homily

Pope visit evangelize
Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

Features