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S+L BLOG: Ottawa



Here’s what’s been going on in the Canadian Catholic Church this past week: In Vancouver, a newly established scholarship fund targets native women who have seen the worst life has to offer. The fund was established with the help of the Sisters of Charity of Halifax. In Ottawa, the man who served as the first ...read more
Here’s what’s been happening across the country this week: In Ottawa, the mother of one of the 43 student teachers who disappeared in Mexico has asked the Canadian government to take Mexico off its list of safe countries. In Winnipeg, reflecting on euthanasia and and palliative care brought out this touching story of the kind ...read more
Here are some of the things making headlines across Canada: In Vancouver, the library at the University of British Columbia has acquired a 770 year old document. Why is it important to Catholics? It’s a papal bull issued in 1245 at the Council of Lyon. In Edmonton, historian and theologian Massimo Faggioli said Pope Francis ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ Message for Lent and the Archdiocese of Ottawa celebrates it’s annual Homelands Mass. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, we bring you a special interview with the Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, His Excellency Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi. ...read more
Here are some things that have been happening in the church across Canada: The Catholic Register in Toronto gives us a look at Canada’s Religious Freedom Office. Community groups representing live-in caregivers are skeptical of the federal government’s plan to give permanent residency to 60,000 foreign caregivers. In Saskatoon, Catholic Elders are looking how to ...read more