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Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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 & SocietyNews
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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 & SocietyNews
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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.
FaithDispatches
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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 & SocietyNews
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
Asia Bibi, the Catholic woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan, will be welcomed to a small town in Canada.
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Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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.
FaithNews
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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.
Renowned Canadian theologian Gregory Baum, 94, author of the first draft of the Second Vatican Council's "Nostra Aetate," died Oct. 18 in a Montreal hospital. He is pictured in a 2016 photo. (CNS photo/Francois Gloutnay, Presence)
FaithNews
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
Baum was the author of the first draft of "Nostra Aetate."
News
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
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.