Mercy Ships is building a Canada-wide network of students as its first step in a global fund and awareness campaign to bring health care to the poorest areas of the world.
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The most dramatic "Marian" passage in the New Testament is the story in Revelation 12 describing "a woman clothed with the sun" who gives birth to a son "who is to rule all nations with a rod of iron."
The three Abrahamic faiths have all sorts of things in common, in addition to their significant differences. But the unique meeting point for Islam and Christianity may be their shared memory of a Jewish peasant girl who gave miraculous birth to Jesus.
Men carry a replica of Peru's most revered religious icon, the Lord of Miracles, during a procession in Lima Oct. 28.
VATICAN CITY – Saints aren't superheroes, they are regular people who just never left God's side after encountering him and his love, Pope Francis said on the feast of All Saints.
At 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, America observes Veterans Day. This marks when the artillery finally fell silent in Europe, ending the ungodly butchery of the First World War.
As Winnipeg Archbishop James Weisgerber prepares to retire he remains concerned about justice for Canada's aboriginal peoples.
VATICAN CITY – Christian hope is not mere optimism or a "positive attitude" toward the world but a vital link to eternal salvation, Pope Francis said.
VANCOUVER – Imitating the charity and love for nature of St. Francis of Assisi, Franciscans around the world are championing social and environmental justice issues and treating them as inextricably connected.
Julien Hammond and his parents were wandering through Quebec's glorious Eastern Townships in late August. Their goal? Searching out their genealogical heritage, specifically Julien's mother's lost cousins.