TORONTO – The Catechism of the Catholic Church is the best comprehensive presentation of the Catholic faith in hundreds of years, said Vancouver Archbishop Michael Miller.
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A retired Catholic school teacher warned that although the occult has a less prevalent role in today's Western society, it should still be taken seriously.
On Nov. 4, 1952, the average wind in Edmonton was 23 km per hour, which made the normal 5 degrees feel more like -5C.
MILLET – "Jesus wept" and the people of St. Norbert's Catholic community in Millet, Alta., are weeping also. After a tremendous struggle, their lovely mission church has been closed and sold to a property developer.
OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops will outsource its in-house publishing division and cut the position of senior advisor on social justice.
Covenant Health, pioneers in the realm of compassionate care, celebrated the launch of the Palliative End of Life Care Institute with various palliative care leaders.
Funerals are a way to honour a person who has died while bringing closure to friends and family affected by the death.
Western nations must resist the pressure to "scapegoat, abandon, even kill, the elderly as a cost-cutting measure," an Australian bishop said in a major bioethics lecture.
When Pilgrims Hospice opened its doors in January 2000, its goal was to help families, children and teens cope with the grief of a loved one who had either been diagnosed with or died from a terminal illness.
Children living in a squatters' area wait Sept. 21 for a free meal consisting of rice, chicken and vegetables.