Perhaps the only way the work done by KAIROS, the Canadian ecumenical social action coalition, would receive much public attention would be for it to be the subject of a federal political controversy. The organization has worked in relative obscurity for decades despite significant funding from the Catholic bishops and religious orders, mainline Protestant churches and the federal government. more . . .
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Believing in Jesus Christ gives people strength to face the normal challenges of life and is not another burden to carry, Pope Benedict said. more . . .
The annual World Day of Prayer is slated for Friday, March 4 with 13 ecumenical prayer services in the Edmonton area. more . . .
You don’t often get to see a Wicked Bible. There aren’t many of them left. That’s because King Charles I ordered them all burned. more . . .
Before his conversion, St. Francis of Assisi was a young man with a generous heart. Unlike his parents, he yearned for more than money. Life was too short to be spent acquiring material wealth. more . . .
SAGUENAY, QUEBEC — The mayor of Saguenay is appealing for donations to help him fight a Quebec Human Rights Tribunal (QHRT) ruling that ordered him to stop Christian prayer in the council chambers. more . . .
EDMONTON — Cory and Willy Van Amsterdam know that being a good spouse is a sacred calling from God. more . . .
OTTAWA — A bill that would make April 2 every year Pope John Paul II Day has been referred to the Heritage Committee, after passing a second reading vote in the House of Commons Feb. 14. more . . .
Outside of the Anawim Place food bank, men and women lined up to collect their food hampers. With the temperature dipping below –20C, they shivered, hunching their bodies against the wintry cold. more . . .
When Tony Martin entered federal politics in 2004, representing the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., riding, he had a long history of helping the poor and disadvantaged. more . . .