As refugees from Syria's civil war continue to stream into Lebanon, Jordan and other countries, Canadian Catholics are pushing hard to respond on two fronts.
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The Christian population in Syria faces a threat of being "wiped out," says CNEWA Canada (Catholic Near East Welfare Association) national secretary Carl Hétu.
After languishing a year in the Senate and a last ditch effort by prominent Liberal senators to kill it, a bill to axe section 13 from the Canadian Human Rights Act has received royal assent.
OTTAWA - The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) has released a study showing that Ontario could save millions of dollars on health care costs through improving palliative care access.
Fifteen years after it was tagged for possible closure, St. Angela's Parish closed its doors for the last time June 30 and merged with St. Edmund's Parish.
Deep down, Capuchin Franciscan Father Thomas Weinandy always wanted to be a missionary, traveling the world to spread the good news of the Gospel.
Be joyous, authentic and loving while resisting fly-by-night commitments, catty gossip and sleek cars, Pope Francis told future priests, brothers and nuns.
VATICAN CITY - Blessed John Paul II rallied young Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI instructed them and Pope Francis is preparing to send them out on mission.
Veena D'Silva was a Sunday Catholic, believing that God would love her and answer her prayers only if she was good and did everything right to please God.
When a runaway train barreled into Lac-Mégantic on July 6, firefighters came to the rectory of Ste-Agnes Catholic Church and told the priests to get out immediately.