Coverage of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual plenary includes the bishops’ plans to launch a national strategy to fight the push for euthanasia.
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It is more important than ever to build relationships with people of other faiths — especially in our efforts to help those who are the victims of violence and to seek together the common goal of peace, writes Rev. Tom Ryan, CSP.
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Culture of silence
The NFL and the church share same culture of silence on abuse, writes Autumn Miles.
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The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will not open until Oct. 5, but some of its most prominent members are already publicly debating what is bound to be one of its most controversial topics: the eligibility of divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive communion.
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The Catholic bishops of Scotland said they accept the results of a referendum in which Scot voters rejected independence.
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