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Two Canadian theaters cancel showings of ‘Unplanned’ after threats

Two Canadian theaters cancel showings of ‘Unplanned’ after threats

| Deborah Gyapong | July 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two independent theaters have canceled screenings of the pro-life movie “Unplanned” after managers and owners received “serious threats,” according to the Canadian distributor of the movie.

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17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

| Kyle Greenham | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sarah Joy Walker is alive today because her mother flatly turned down an abortion.

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Vandals, arsonists target French Catholic churches

Vandals, arsonists target French Catholic churches

| Simon Caldwell | April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Vandals and arsonists have targeted French churches in a wave of attacks that has lasted nearly two months.

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Canadian nun, sexologist: Catholics must increase their sexual maturity

Canadian nun, sexologist: Catholics must increase their sexual maturity

| Philippe Vaillancourt | April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Canadian nun with a Ph.D. in clinical sexology said the sex abuse crisis in the Church does not mean “the end of faith” but rather “the end of a lack of formation and the end of deviance,” and a call to return to Jesus’ message of love.

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Montreal rector released from hospital; suspect evaluated

Montreal rector released from hospital; suspect evaluated

| Francois Gloutnay | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Claude Grou, rector of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, seen June 4, 2018, was wounded March 22, 2019, after being stabbed during a televised Mass in the crypt of the oratory.

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After 100 years, Marian shrine in Alberta still draws thousands

After 100 years, Marian shrine in Alberta still draws thousands

| Andrew Ehrkamp | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s easy to drive by the stone grotto at the Skaro shrine for those who don’t know its history.

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Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

| Deborah Gyapong | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Tony Van Hee says nearly three decades spent fasting and praying on Parliament Hill to end abortion have been the best years of his life.

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

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

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marijuana use across Canada may soon be legal in the eyes of the law, but it will remain a sin in the eyes of the church, said Canada’s bishops.

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Canadian House passes motion calling on Pope Francis to issue apology

Canadian House passes motion calling on Pope Francis to issue apology

| Deborah Gyapong | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a rare show of unanimity, the House of Commons overwhelmingly supported a motion to call on Pope Francis to apologize on Canadian soil for abuses that occurred at Church-run residential schools.

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Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

| Veronique Demers | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic bishops of Quebec have discussed the possibility of married priests to address the priest shortage.

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In Canada, new law could mean changing route of March for Life

In Canada, new law could mean changing route of March for Life

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pro-life advocates are making plans to address a new law in Ontario that will create “bubble zones” around abortion facilities and likely force the National March for Life in Ottawa to find a new route.

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Toronto cardinal urges Parliament to keep religious provisions in place

Toronto cardinal urges Parliament to keep religious provisions in place

| Deborah Gyapong | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Parliament would be sending a “disturbing message” to Canada’s religious community if it eliminates a law that currently makes it an offense to disrupt a religious service, Cardinal Thomas Collins told a parliamentary committee.

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