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S+L BLOG: Ottawa

In Ottawa, Archbishop Terrence Prendergast reacted to this week’s shooting at parliament hill. In Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario one couple celebrates 10 years of giving up everything to help bring water to campesinos in rural Guatemala. Archbishop Paul Andre Durocher shares his thoughts on the Extraordinary Synod on the Family that just ended in Rome. In Vancouver, ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Archbishop of Ottawa, His Grace Archbishop Terrence Prendergast addresses the tragedy in our nation’s capital, Pope Francis speaks to penal association, Pope Emeritus Benedict writes a document and a look at concert coming up in Toronto. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, tragedy strikes Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience and the feast of St. John Paul II. ...read more
In Toronto’s St. Augustine’s Seminary, deacons, priests and bishops from all over the English-speaking world spent this past week working to improve on an important part of their ministry. Our Deacon Pedro was there. The Preaching Conference is one of the many gatherings throughout the year commemorating the 100th anniversary of St. Augustine’s Seminary in ...read more
This is what has been happening across the country this week: In Ottawa, the government has made changes to the immigration rules for refugees and their families. Some say the changes could tear families apart. In Regina, Archbishop James Weisgerber was presented with the St. Edmund Campion medal by Campion College. In Edmonton, a Development ...read more
This morning the Holy See Press Office released the Instrumentum Laboris or working instrument for this fall’s Extraordinary Synod of Bishop on the Family. The document, which was introduced at a press conference in Rome this morning, is a summary of the responses to a questionnaire that was sent out to the whole the Church ...read more
This morning, His Holiness Pope Francis sent a video greeting to the organizers, players and fans at the 2014 World Cup of Soccer that begins to day in Brazil. Speaking in Portuguese, the Holy Father said that he hoped that tournament would show itself to be a festival of solidarity between all peoples. He said ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the 2014 March for Life from Ottawa. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ sermon from daily mass, a new magazine cover, the Archdiocese of Ottawa ordains a new priest and CNS talks to American bishops about how Pope Francis has impacted their Episcopal ministry. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Canada had a new bishop, Pope Francis’ daily homily, changes coming for Monsignors and CNS talks to the president of the USCCB about the relationship between the Church and the United States government. ...read more