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Another week has come to an end. Here is a look at what we’ve been reading about across the country: The diocese of Whitehorse has a new bishop: Fr. Hector Vila, a Neocatecumenal priest from Toronto. In Edmonton, Christians and Muslims are working together to show the wider community it is more than possible to ...read more
Pope Francis has returned to his regular schedule of activities at the Vatican. He held his first general audience this week after taking a one month break. His statement that divorced and remarried Catholics should not be treated as if they have been excommunicated made headlines around the world. However, the real issue that the ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Carl Hetu, the Canadian Director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association joins us in studio. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis to travel to South America this summer, the LCWR meets with Pope Francis to conclude seven-year investigation, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrates his 88th birthday, a Christian boy in Pakistan dies after an attack and details on the funeral of Cardinal Turcotte. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis condemns attacks against Pakistani Christians, the Church marks an important milestone in Japan and a Catholic university rejects government funds in the name of faith. ...read more
Nativity of our Lord, Year B – Thursday, December 25, 2014 One of my personal Advent and Christmas traditions each year has been to attend (or at least listen to) Handel’s Messiah. My “Messiah night” took place this past week, not in a concert hall or church, but in my residence. The choral section from ...read more