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Catholic responses to Truth and Reconciliation Commission

30-03-2016
(CCCB) In response to Call to Action 48 by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and in response to questions raised on the legal concepts known as "Doctrine of Discovery" and terra nullius, four Canadian Catholic organizations representing Bishops, institutes of consecrated life, societies of apostolic life, Indigenous People, and laity have issued two documents.

Montreal

Introducing...Catholic Action Montreal!

29-03-2016
A new and exciting network has been created! Catholic Action Montreal! It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we announce the opening of Registration for Membership for Catholic Action Montreal.

General

EWTN's Mother Angelica dies at the age of 92

28-03-2016
(Vatican Radio) Mother Angelica, the foundress of the EWTN Catholic Television Network, died on Easter Sunday at the age of 92, years after suffering a debilitating stroke.

National

Government of Canada to close its Office of Religious Freedom

28-03-2016
Read the statement by the Canadian Catholic Conference of Bishops on the announcement by the Government of Canada to close its Office of Religious Freedom.

International

Attacks in Brussels: Archbishop Lépine Reacts

22-03-2016
This message of support from the Archbishop of Montreal was issued following the terrorist attacks that have just rocked Belgium.

General

Shut-ins, pilgrims collaborate on mercy

14-03-2016
In conjunction with the diocesan Pastoral Home Care program (SASMAD), pilgrims travelling to Poland for World Youth Day this summer are seeking the intercession of the sick and homebound.

International

Saint Mother Teresa

08-03-2016
(Presence-info/CNS) Pope Francis will preside over a consistory to approve the canonization of five men and women, including Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, the Vatican announced.

General

Seven parishes now offering Alpha

08-03-2016
English-language Alpha courses are multiplying in the Archdiocese of Montreal. The Alpha program is now available in seven parishes, five more than last year.

Montreal

Archbishop's Tribute to Father Lacroix

02-03-2016
Dominican priest Father Benoît Lacroix, who had been in hospital with pneumonia for the past few days, died on March 2. Archbishop Christian Lépine pays tribute to him in a message to his community.

International

Death-row experience interweaves lives of priest, man he helped free

02-03-2016
(Présence-info/CNS) While Pope Francis recently reiterate its opposition to the death penalty, here is the unusual story of a priest and a man sentenced to death.

National

A Historic Evening for Canadian Syriac Catholics

02-03-2016
(Présence-info) History is in the making for the Syriac Catholic faithful of Canada, who officially have a new bishop as well as an entirely new diocese.