Even with the recent changes to the Roman Missal, the essence of Mass, dating back to the beginning of the Church, has always been the same.
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WATERLOO, ONT. – Religious people should make the preservation of the planet their first step in expressing their love for God, says former senator Douglas Roche.
Walking kilometres a day under the rain can be challenging. Add to that some fairly bad blisters and some seriously sore muscles and you have a most unpleasant march.
After decades of living in darkness, Steve Keogh moved into the light and dedicated his life to bringing hope to those who have none.
The Vatican-ordered doctrinal assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is not directed at the tens of thousands of women religious whose communities are associated with LCWR, say two bishops who are assisting in the assessment.
DUBLIN – The Catholic Church is under attack "partly because of the sins of some of its leaders, but mainly because of its uncompromising teachings" on marriage, said an Australian archbishop.
In 1977, St. Patrick's Parish held a celebration in honour of Father Frank Stempfle's 25th anniversary as a priest. Since then, it has also celebrated his 40th anniversary in 1992 and 50th anniversary in 2002.
TORONTO – The Ontario government respects the constitutional rights of Catholic education and is committed to its continuation, said Education Minister Laurel Broten.
TORONTO – Catholic schools will remain welcoming places for all students in full accord with the Accepting Schools Act and Catholic teaching and tradition, Cardinal Thomas Collins said in a June 5 statement.
In spite of persecution under the Soviet Union, the Ukrainian Catholic Church has grown exponentially in the past two decades and now has more than six million adherents worldwide.