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Historical films prove difficult to adapt accurately

Visual depiction cannot do justice to intricacies of a complex story by Alan Charlton Photo Caption: Taraji

Canadian pollster says Catholic schools have bright future

Angus Reid discusses trends in religion and education By Agnieszka Krawczynski Photo: Angus Reid speaks at the Catho

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Archbishop Miller urges Catholics to reach out during opioid crisis

Pastoral letter encourages the faithful to 'imitate Christ the Healer' By Agnieszka Krawczynski Photo: Archbishop J.

Pro-life prayer vigil starts again this Lent

40 Days for Life will kick off Feb. 28 By Agnieszka Krawczynski Photo: People pray for the victims of abortion outsi

Meekness requires self-control over domination

Submission not necessarily a weakness by Julie VanSpall Photo Caption: There is a negative connotation associa

Local

Elders share experiences with oppression from their youth

Monday, 20 February 2017
Deacon Rennie Nahanee and minister Mary Fontaine talk about the legacy of colonization By Josh Tng Photo Caption: Presbyterian minister Mary Fontaine (third from left) speaks to the 50 participants at...
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World Day of the Sick draws elderly and ill to church for anointment

Friday, 17 February 2017
Harsh winter weather deters typical crowds from Mass By Josh Tng Photo Caption: Msgr. Bernard Rossi, the episcopal vicar for health care, prepares to anoint an attendee's palms during a special...
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Social worker explains the Church’s call to reconciliation with Aboriginals

Friday, 17 February 2017
Catholics needed to fight negative reputation from residential schools legacy By Josh Tng Some people believe colonization is a relic from Canada’s past, but Stephanie Brown says it’s still very much...
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Op-Ed

Christ is not divisible, and neither is his truth

- Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Paul, Apollos, and Cephas all over again By George Weigel In April 2016, Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England, issued a pastoral letter on the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia (the Pope’s apostolic exhortation on marriage) and re-affirmed the Church’s long-settled teaching: the divorced and civilly remarried, while members of the Christian community, are not living in full communion with that community, and thus...
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Cardinal clarifies controversial question of heresy

- Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Church teaching on divorce and remarriage cannot be changed by Msgr. Pedro Lopez-Gallo After my last article concerning Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation The Joy of Love, I decided not to write anymore about the controversial question of Communion for the divorced and remarried who live in mortal sin. But two important things happened that made me change my mind: the interview of Cardinal Raymond...
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Canadian

‘Crazy’ battle for conscience right

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Dr. Ramona Coelho won’t sacrifice principles that have guided her medical career By Michael Swan TORONTO (CCN) Photo Caption: Dr. Ramona Coelho, front and centre, with her family. The London, Ont.-based doctor...
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Catholic health-care workers require Christian perspective to deal with euthanasia

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Tension part of job dealing with dying: Providence VP BY EVAN BOUDREAU TORONTO (CCN) Euthanasia is here to stay, so Catholic health-care workers must rely on their Christian perspectives to guide...
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Toxic emotions can destroy parish and family: charismatic speaker

Sunday, 19 February 2017
Negative emotions damage both Church life and familial bonds By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Photo Caption: Veteran leader in the Catholic charismatic renewal on the French side, Henri Lemay led a workshop Feb....
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Sports

The Gospel according to football

Thursday, 19 January 2017
Terry Fox’s football triumph has roots in Catholic faith By Josh Tng Photo Caption: Tom Kubada (left) and Martin McDonnell hold up the provincial champions banner. The Terry Fox Ravens were the senior...
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Christians skate with Columbus Blue Jackets

Sunday, 15 January 2017
Faith helps fine-tune our God-given talents By Pat Macken Courtesty of Columbus Blue Jackets Photo Caption: Columbus Blue Jackets' Foligno grew up in the Catholic Church and was taught, how we play hockey...
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Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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Special

Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...
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