ROME – Recounting their rural Bavarian childhood and subsequent lifelong friendship, the elder brother of Pope Benedict offers a privileged look at the personal side of the spiritual leader of 1.3 billion Catholics.
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MORINVILLE – Parents here who wanted an alternative to the Catholic public school system will get their wish next fall when the Sturgeon School Division will open a permanent secular school.
TORONTO - As she takes over as executive director of KAIROS, Jennifer Henry's priority is keeping the ecumenical social justice organization close to its roots in Canada's churches.
TORONTO – Father Tom McKillop, who dedicated much of his life to youth ministry, died in Toronto Feb. 15. He was 83.
The decision to canonize Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha was the first decision approved by the College of Cardinals following their Feb. 18 installation.
Rapper Fresh IE could be pursuing a lucrative recording career in Hollywood, but instead the two-time Grammy nominee is "flying in the world's smallest planes" to some of the most remote communities of the North.
Roxanne Dias says her life changed after she spent 14 days in a Guatemalan orphanage interacting with small children with HIV/AIDS.
Colin Kerr has discovered his "initial assumption that Canadian Catholic bloggers are a bunch of cranks didn't add up" - but he has discovered a Canadian content problem.
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Trinidad's only Catholic seminary educated future clergy members for six decades, sending graduates to ministries throughout the Caribbean.
OTTAWA – A fiery debate over contraception and religious freedom has pitted the U.S. Catholic bishops against President Obama's health care policy, but a Canadian Catholic health expert said such a debate is unlikely in Canada.