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Canadians greet attendees at so-called satanic black mass in Ottawa with...

OTTAWA, Ontario -- About 200 people, most clutching a rosary, held a prayer vigil as a satanic black mass occurred Aug. 17 at a...

Northern Canadian bishops paying close attention to married priest discussion

TORONTO — When bishops convene in Rome this fall to begin discussions about ordaining married men to serve as priests in remote, indigenous communities...

Salt and Light media CEO Father Thomas Rosica resigns amid plagiarism...

TORONTO -- Basilian Father Thomas Rosica has resigned as CEO of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, the latest chapter in a scandal that...

Canadian bishops’ abuse policies do not include way to censure bishops

OTTAWA, Ontario — New sexual abuse policies that Canada’s bishops have vowed to implement will focus on prevention but will not include a mechanism...

Canadian bishops say marijuana use may soon be legal but remains...

OTTAWA, Ontario — Marijuana use across Canada may soon be legal in the eyes of the law, but it will remain a sin in...

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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