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If I were to sum up all the little fragments that I collected to form the image of Pope Francis in my mind, all that resonates with me, it could be summed up in this one sentence: “Your life is a prayer.” ...read more
Inevitably and unjustly, people tend to compare popes as they were set to fit in a certain mold. Well, there is actually a model, and I think we are all short of meeting the minimum requirements; the model is Christ, so, who we are to judge? I say this because I see no reason to ...read more
Bishop Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., in his capacity as President of the CCCB, has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concerning the recent decision by the Government of Canada to provide $650 million toward “sexual and reproductive health and rights”. ...read more
Dearest Papa, Happy 4th Anniversary of saying “Yes!” to your papacy! Over the past four years, you refilled energy to the Church and keep bringing the hope to the world, especially to the people in far end. Thank you for helping us meditate of the message of God from daily mass at the Casa Santa Marta. When I read your ...read more
Thomas Cardinal Collins of the Archdiocese of Toronto released the following letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after his decision regarding sexual and reproductive health programs, made earlier this year. Read the letter in full below: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons, Ottawa March 10, 2017 Dear Prime Minister ...read more
We extend our congratulations to Bishop Daniel Miehm, newly appointed Bishop of Peterborough! Below, find the official press release from the Diocese of Hamilton: Today His Excellency, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, announced that His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Reverend Daniel J. Miehm, as Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough. He ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about the Sacrament of The Eucharist. This is part of an eight-part series on the Sacraments. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
This article was originally published in The Irish Catholic. It’s hard to deny that online debate about Amoris Laetitia has been marked far more by heat than light. Indeed, disagreement about the Pope’s exhortation on love and the family has reached such a point that at least one commentator has claimed the Church is now entering ...read more
Last Wednesday, Marie Collins announced through her Twitter account that she had left the Pontifical Commission for Child Protection. Marie Collins, a survivor of child abuse by a priest, explained her decision was mainly motivated because of a “lack of cooperation from the dicastery which is more involved in addressing cases of abuse,” namely the ...read more