Politics & Society NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceJuly 23, 2020
A federal judge in Canada has struck down the Safe Third Country Agreement, which sends refugees arriving at the border back to detention in the United States, on the grounds that it violates the Charter of Rights and Freedom.
Politics & Society NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 27, 2020
For the adults with disabilities who are the core members of L'Arche, news that Jean Vanier sexually abused six women over a 35-year period hit particularly hard.
Politics & Society NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceOctober 08, 2019
With the upcoming general election in Canada-on October 21--Catholics' participation in the present political contest has been to sponsor a public political debate in Toronto between candidates of the major parties. The Archdiocese of Toronto livestreamed the event.
Faith DispatchesMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceMarch 29, 2019
According to the National Trust for Canada, close to 9,000 churches could be closed within the next decade, citing the fact that they are becoming “surplus to the needs of society.”
Politics & Society NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceAugust 02, 2018
The declaration is contained in "The Hope Within Us," a document released July 23 from the Roman Catholic-United Church of Canada Dialogue in Canada.
Faith NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceJuly 26, 2018
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto urged people to pray with him for the victims of a shooting spree that claimed three lives, including a 10-year-old girl, late July 22.
Faith NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceOctober 20, 2017
Baum was the author of the first draft of "Nostra Aetate."
NewsMichael Swan - Catholic News ServiceAugust 04, 2016
Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan dismissed Western policy regarding the Syrian civil war as Machiavellian and hypocritical, driven by global strategic interests and the price of oil.