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In Canada, prayers, tears for victims of junior hockey tragedy

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (CNS) -- Crying, hugging and shaking their heads in grief, the people of Humboldt gathered at the local hockey arena April 8...

Surprise! Giant spider atop Ottawa’s cathedral called ‘sacrilegious’

Catholic News Service OTTAWA, Ontario — The archbishop of Ottawa expressed regret that several Catholics were shocked at the sight of a giant robotic spider...

Canadian couple works to improve marriages with ‘tuneups’

  SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Phil and Mary Wrubleski are eager to bring practical marriage enrichment opportunities to couples in the Diocese of Saskatoon. The couple, who...

Canada’s House sends assisted suicide bill to Senate for approval

  OTTAWA, Ontario -- The Canadian government's assisted suicide legislation, which the nation's bishops describe as "fundamentally unjust" and an "affront to human dignity," easily...

Canadian archbishop suggests synod’s bishops discuss female diaconate, domestic violence

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Canadian Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau, Quebec, said the synod should reflect on the possibility of allowing for female...

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