Figures from the 2011 census showing a continued decline in married couple families and a hefty rise in lone parent and common-law arrangements are "sad and worrisome" and "nothing to celebrate," say pro-family organizations.
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ROME – Benedictine Father William Skudlarek said Buddhists have helped him learn to listen more when he prays, and Muslims have helped him show deeper reverence in prayer.
Deemed a Canadian pioneer for her work in fostering strong ecumenical and interfaith connections between diverse people and communities, Sister Rosaleen Zdunich will receive the highest honour the Province of Alberta has to offer.
Edmonton – St. John the Evangelist Parish has become the first parish to contribute to the building of the new Corpus Christi Church in Edmonton's Millwoods region.
SAINTE-ADELE, QUEBEC – Western secularism is challenging Ukraine's post-Communist future and underlies the worldwide economic crisis, said the leader of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.
SAINTE-ADÈLE, QUEBEC – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is examining the prevention of clerical sexual abuse during the bishops' Sept. 24-28 assembly.
The traditional fall education campaign of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is on hold until Oct. 15 while staff and volunteers scramble to come up with less political material that will gain the backing of all of Canada's bishops.
After a successful three-week medical mission trip to Tanzania in August, Chalice Canada is already planning two further trips, as well as a significant fundraising project.
Bishop Remi De Roo is well known for his enthusiastic support of the renewed vision of the Second Vatican Council, which he says transformed him and the Church.
CHURCHILL, MAN. – In early September, Bishop Reynald Rouleau retraced the steps of Bishop Arsène Turquetil, who co-founded the first parish in the Diocese of Churchill-Hudson Bay 100 years ago.