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Holy Rosary Cathedral lifts high the cross

New Byzantine-style icon replaces carved crucifix above the altar By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Captio

Refurbished St. Michael's Cathedral resumes its place in the heart of Toronto

It didn't start out as the mammoth project it eventually became By Michael Swan The Catholic Register TORONTO (CCN)

Retired Kamloops prelate prepares for next chapter

Retirement relieves the sense of administration, but not the sense of service, says Bishop Monroe By Josh Tng The B.C.

New auxiliary bishop for Toronto ordained

Bishop Robert Kasun formerly a pastor in Edmonton By Ramon Gonzalez Western Catholic Reporter EDMONTON (CCN) Capti

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St. Mary's Parish plans wedding for 15 couples

New ministry about to host what will possibly be the biggest wedding in the archdiocese By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B

Local

Sisters of St. Ann complete mission at LFA

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Women religious pass the torch at all-girls school after 89 years By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sisters of St. Ann celebrate Little Flower Academy's 90th anniversary Sept. 8. Photo submitted. The Sisters of...
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Relics of St. Anthony to be displayed in Vancouver

Monday, 19 September 2016
Saint's life shook the world By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Vancouverites will have the opportunity to see and venerate first-class relics of St. Anthony of Padua in eight local churches. Right now, we...
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Large diocese poses challenges for new shepherd

Sunday, 18 September 2016
Bishop Nguyen faces a shortage of priests, travelling long distances, and new responsibilities By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic KAMLOOPS Caption: Bishop Nguyen breaks into a smile as he gives his first address after his...
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Op-Ed

Modern architecture opposes values of sacred space

- Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Modern architecture opposes values of sacred space BY C.S. MORRISSEY Roger Scruton explains how sacred space consecrates the land in order to make a lasting habitation possible, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: The new chapel at Thomas Aquinas College. Photo credit: J.P. Sonnen/OC-Travel.com) We learn many interesting words when we enter churches, look around, and ask the names of things. But consider how many of these words are at all familiar to you: “arch, aedicule, engaged column, pilaster, vault and dome.” How is it not even churchgoers, who in the midst of a secular society still try to...
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Star Trek misses chance to explore ‘classic’ music

- Friday, 02 September 2016

Star Trek misses chance to explore ‘classic’ music BY C.S. MORRISSEY The new Star Trek movie missed an opportunity to imagine what form the classical music of Vivaldi would take in the future, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Paramount Pictures) Star Trek: Beyond introduces a great new alien character, Jaylah. Jaylah has a penchant for loud music with shouts and a beat. Her music collection comes in handy during a key battle scene. But the movie has Doctor “Bones” McCoy refer to the song she plays as “classical music.” It’s intended as a...
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Canadian

Bishops issue pastoral guidelines for the divorced and remarried

Thursday, 22 September 2016
Holy Communion cannot be received without a decree of nullity from a marriage tribunal By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: All those wounded, including the divorced and separated, must find means of regeneration in...
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Universities Canada's proposed anti-discrimination policy may hurt faith-based schools

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
'We absolutely have no intention to be viewed as discriminating against religious organizations': vice-president By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Cardus president Michael Van Pelt Universities Canada's proposed anti-discrimination bylaw would marginalize faith-based institutions, warns...
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NET Ministries Canada to open offices in Montreal and Vancouver

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Almost half of the organization's work is already being done in the west By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) NET Ministries Canada plans to open two new offices, in the Vancouver and Montreal archdioceses, to...
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Sports

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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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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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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