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EDMONTON – Carrying placards against abortion, about 20 people marched in front of Edmonton's Law Courts Building Jan. 27 to mark the 24th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that threw out Canada's abortion law.
"Twenty-four years ago, every (abortion) restriction in Canada was struck down by the Supreme Court," lamented Edmonton Prolife spokesperson Karen Richert. "Abortion in Canada is wide open and is also paid for with your tax dollars."
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TORONTO - Sarah Burke is dead. Others live because of her.
The 29-year-old freestyle skiing pioneer's organs and tissue were donated for transplants. As operating rooms in Park City, Utah, worked on salvaging the Canadian ski hero's organs, the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute, Trillium Gift of Life Network and the University of St. Michael's College chaplaincy department gathered Catholics on the University of Toronto campus to discuss ways of persuading more Catholics to donate their organs and tissue.
St. Luke's Parish in Maple Ridge, B.C., recently invited 8,200 people - give or take a few thousand – to dinner.
That number, says a media release from their office, represents the one-fifth of the local population who are lapsed Catholics.
JERUSALEM – Christians in the Middle East show "overwhelming faith," but many also express fear, said the president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association.
"I have been uplifted by their demonstration of faith," Msgr. John Kozar told Catholic News Service near the end of a three-week trip to Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
INDIANAPOLIS – A historic Indianapolis church is in the centre of festivities surrounding the Feb. 5 Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium.
St. John the Evangelist Parish, founded 175 years ago when Indianapolis was a small town on the edge of the American frontier, is the middle of the Super Bowl Village hosting many events across the street from the church and on streets surrounding it.
TORONTO – Jim Gregory says everything he has in life is due to his association with Toronto's St. Michael's College School.
Serving the NHL today as senior vice president of hockey operations, Gregory will be inducted into the Order of St. Michael this year, the highest honour the school bestows.