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S+L BLOG: Toronto



On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, Cardinal Wuerl delivered the following homily during the Holy Mass for the 134th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention, taking place in Toronto, Canada: Grand Ballroom Sheraton Centre Hotel Toronto, Canada Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:00 a.m. Homily by His Eminence Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington Your Eminences, your Beatitudes, brother bishops, brother priests ...read more
I am very excited to be taking a slightly different role for this World Youth Day. Even though I am still helping with our S+L coverage and you will see me on TV, I am going to be spending most of my time at the Mercy Centre at the Tauron Arena-Krakow, which will be the hub ...read more
  Dear friends and all of you who will join me in Krakow for World Youth Day, especially those of you who will remain in your respective homes and countries. I cannot wait to bring you the experience of World Youth Day; this year it is taking place in my homeland: Poland. I was born ...read more
During his Angelus address on July 28, 2002 at the conclusion of the 17th World Youth Day in Toronto, Pope John Paul II said: “This World Youth Day must mark a re-awakening of pastoral attention to the young in Canada. May the enthusiasm of this moment be the spark that is needed to launch a ...read more
CNS photo/Art Babych Euthanasia comes to Canada  “There are two ways, the way to life and the way to death, and there is a great difference between them.” These wise words from an ancient Christian writer come to mind as we mark Parliament’s enactment of the law implementing the Supreme Court’s decision on euthanasia and assisted suicide, which ...read more
  Here is a sample of what we’ve been reading about across this vast country of ours. In Vancouver, one of the Syrian families that arrived in Canada in February sits down to share their story and their experience of welcome on the west coast. In Winnipeg: Even though the pope’s encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ was ...read more