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The World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Each meeting has a theme that enlivens the event and adds great depth to our understanding of contemporary family life. This year’s theme is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing that love of God and neighbor, taught and experiences ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience, condolences for flight crash victims in France, Ontario doctor’s take College of Physicians and Surgeons to court to fight for their conscience rights and a Catholic Church comes under attack in Pakistan. ...read more
On Friday March 6, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario issued a press release confirming that they had dispensed with the conscience rights of their members in the province. Of course, it would be very difficult to initially conclude that, given the PR friendly title of the release: “College Council approves new policy ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the 2014 March for Life from Ottawa. ...read more
As Catholics in Ontario, Canada celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 4-9, 2014, Pope Francis sends his blessing and commends students and teachers to the intercession of Mary, Seat of Divine Wisdom. His Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins Archbishop of Toronto President of the Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Ontario His Holiness Pope Francis sends ...read more
On a recent episode of Catholic Focus, we tackled the issue of prostitution and the ongoing legal challenge to Ontario’s laws related to the sex trade. Today, a Court of Appeal reaffirmed parts of Justice Susan Himel’s controversial 2010 ruling that struck down three of those laws. In summary, the court agreed with Justice Himel ...read more