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Here’s what’s been making headlines in the Church across Canada: More reaction to the Supreme Court ruling on assisted suicide. Archbishop Michael Miller sent this letter to Vancouver’s Catholics Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto and representatives of various groups focused on life issues also issued statements in the days after the ruling. Similarly, Bishop Donald ...read more
Here is some of what’s been making headlines in the church across Canada: The week of prayer for Christian unity is upon us once again. Here’s a rundown of events and prayer services happening across the country. In Winnipeg, the archdiocese is getting into the fight against drugs, setting up a ministry for people struggling ...read more
Vancouver’s Archbishop Michael Miller and Bishop Jean Louis Plouffe of Sault Sainte Marie visited the Philippines to personally witness the post-typhoon rebuilding projects assisted by Development & Peace. At the same time Vancouver’s vice-chancellor Barb Dowding was in Fredricton, taking the reigns as national president of the Catholic Women’s League. Dowding spoke to S+L earlier ...read more
Here is some of what has been happening across the country this week:   In Vancouver, Archbishop Michael Miller wrote a letter calling the faithful of the west coast to take action against prostitution by offering women a way out. The letter comes months after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the nation’s laws ...read more
Here’s what’s been happening across the country this week: Vancouver has a new seminary. Six men from the Neocatechumenal Way are the first seminarians preparing for the priesthood at Vancouver’s new Redemptoris Mater seminary.  In St. Paul, Alberta a priest was shot and killed by a man who was later involved in a shootout with ...read more