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Archbishop Murray Chatlain of Keewatin-Le Pas returned to his home town for a visit recently, receiving a warm welcome at an information meeting about the church in the North, held Dec. 11 at St. Anne’s Parish in Saskatoon.
The pope's universal jurisdiction and doctrinal infallibility have emerged as major obstacles to the long-sought goal of Christian unity. The idea that the pope, as the 'first bishop' of the church, has a leadership role that other bishops do not, is an especially large stumbling block for Eastern Orthodox Christians, but one that the Catholic and Orthodox churches are committed to discussing.
Health care professionals in Manitoba now have the legal right to choose not to participate in Medical Assistance in Dying under Bill 34, a new law passed by the Manitoba legislature.