New legislation would implement UN’s Indigenous rights declaration

The federal government is making good on a promise to bring in legislation that would set up the framework for how the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) will be implemented within Canadian law. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Quebec suspends faith-based refugee resettlement program

Banned by the Quebec government, churches and faith communities who sponsor refugees want to face their accusers and get some sort of explanation for Quebec’s sudden one-year suspension of refugee sponsorship. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pro-life is pro-woman, incoming Catholic congresswoman says

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 3, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The growing number of pro-life women in Congress demonstrates the growing consensus that opposition to abortion is part of a holistic platform to support women, Representative-elect Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.)...

Analysis: Is there a road back for Cardinal Becciu?

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 3, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Two months since his fall from grace, Cardinal Angelo Becciu remains in the news, and out of any future papal conclave.  And despite the disgraced cardinal’s attempts to fight his way back to credibility, there...

This Week’s Bulletin

Take the opportunity to prepare for the coming of our Lord with an Advent Day Retreat at Our Lady of Hope Retreat Centre in Stanley Bridge.   Two one-day retreats are being offered:  Monday December 7 and Monday December 14, from 9 am to 4 pm each day.    The cost for...

This Advent, Begin With the Sacraments, and Persist in the Peace of Christ

Palma Vecchio, “Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist and Magdalene,” c. 1521 “When the Church celebrates the liturgy of Advent each year, she makes present this ancient expectancy of the Messiah, for by sharing in the long preparation for the Savior’s first...

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AFFIRMED AGAIN BY HIGH COURT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the December 3rd Supreme Court decision on religious liberty: This has been a lousy two weeks for the imperial governors of New York and California. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court told Gov. Andrew Cuomo that his...