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Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
A court decision in Canada crossed a regrettable, if predictable, redline. For the first time, a young woman successfully applied to proceed with medical assistance in dying based on her autism diagnosis.
A close-up pf an elderly person's hand with an IV line attached
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Miriane Demers-Lemay
Ms. Godin-Tremblay wonders if the loneliness her grandmother felt during the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to her decision to seek assistance in dying. Almost two years later, she still struggles to mourn the loss of her grandmother.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Despite his public antipathy toward Catholicism, a number of Brian Moore’s novels dealt subtly and deftly with the profound emotional impact of struggles with faith.
Politics & SocietyNews
Gina Christian - OSV News
An archaeological team found “no conclusive evidence” of human remains at the former site of Pine Creek Residential School in Camperville, Manitoba, Canada.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In the second part of this exclusive interview with America, Archbishop Frank Leo says Pope Francis “stunned” him by nominating him as archbishop of Toronto.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In this exclusive interview, the new archbishop of Toronto, the Most Rev. Frank Leo, talks about his call to the priesthood, life as a Vatican diplomat and what he learned as secretary general of the Canadian Catholic bishops’ conference.