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Richard G. Malloy
Jordan Peterson has gained celebrity by offering strategies for coping with modernity. But his fellow Canadian, the Jesuit Bernard Lonergan, offered strategies that were more holistic in nature and incorporated the whole community.
A woman holds up a sign during a rally against assisted suicide in 2016 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. In a Toronto speech, Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has urged Canadians to work to reverse euthanasia rulings. (CNS photo/Art Babych)
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The Editors
There is a reason the Catholic Church often speaks of abortion and euthanasia together as life issues.
Gerard O’ConnellCindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
In a stunning move, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, 78, has filed a lawsuit for defamation against a Canadian woman for making “unfounded accusations of alleged sexual assault” against him.
Pope Francis is framed by decorations on the Christmas tree as he leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
As the pope’s step faltered, his cries for peace increased, although not without controversy and criticism.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholicism’s decline was especially noticeable in Quebec, the French-speaking and historically Catholic province where secularism is considered a key cultural value.
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.
“Someone once said that tradition is the living memory of believers. Traditionalism instead is the dead life of our believers.”