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The Photo of the Pope That Got Me Thinking

Lori Gard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

I have been deeply moved by these pictures of the Pope touching the man with the disfigurement that have gone viral across the Internet. Not because the Pope is doing something supernatural or mystical to that of other human beings, but because pictures like these still get a reaction

Should I Raise My Child With Religion, Or Let Him Choose?

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

Though we were both raised Catholic, my husband and I made a conscious decision to eschew religion when raising our son. I'm a big believer in love over rites and rituals. Like many parents, we want him to make an informed decision about his own spirituality when he is old and mature enough to do so. Yet part of me wonders if agnosticism is truly the right move.

10 Facts About The New Pope

CBC | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada

Here are some facts about the new Pope (text version below slideshow): - Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Buenos Aire...

Congratulations Pour In From Canada

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Canadians greeted the choice of a new Pope with cheers and congratulations Wednesday, though a small contingent expressed regrets that the C...

HOLY SMOKE! New Pope Chosen

CBC | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, who will be known as Pope Francis, has been elected to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. ...

Could A Canadian Pope Spell Trouble For This Town?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Travel

As 1.2 billion Catholics around the world continue to wait for the first signs of a new Pope, roughly 500 people wait anxiously in the town of La Mot...

13 Things You Didn't Know About Canada's Papal Contender

Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada

For a while, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet was considered one of the front-runners to replace Pope Benedict XVI after the pontiff announced his surpr...

Cardinals Want Answers For Vatican Corruption Allegations

AP | Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada

VATICAN CITY -- Cardinals said Monday they want to talk to Vatican managers about allegations of corruption and cronyism within the top levels of the ...

LOOK: Pope's Final Sunday Blessing Draws Crowd

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI gave his pontificate's final Sunday blessing from his studio window to the cheers of tens of thousands of people pac...

Canadian A Top Contender For Next Pope

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada

Could Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet become the next pope? Following the sudden resignation of Pope Benedict XVI the former Archbishop of Quebec has...

Hardly the Mysterious Hand of God, Your Holiness

John Lazarus | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada
John Lazarus

On June 17, Pope Benedict XVI told Irish Catholics that it is a "mystery" to him why priests and other church officials have been abusing children entrusted to their care for at least the past several decades. Though I am not a Catholic, a clergyman, a child abuser or a victim of one, I may be able to help clear up the mystery.

Clergy's Sexual Abuse A 'Mystery': Pope

CBC | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada

Pope Benedict XVI told Irish Catholics on Sunday it is a "mystery" why priests and other church officials abused children entrusted in th...

Are the Pope's Nuns a Bunch of "Radical Feminists"?

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Last month the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith scolded the Leadership Conference of Women's Religious for subscribing to "radical feminist themes" like social justice and poverty, while being silent about abortion and same sex. It simply looks bad. Many feel that nuns represent the strength and mainstay of Catholic Church.

Toronto Archbishop Elevated To Cardinal

CP | Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press | Posted 04.19.2012 | Canada

VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict on Saturday brought 22 Catholic churchmen, including Toronto Archbishop Thomas Collins, into the elite club of cardinals ...

Pope: 'Glitter' Hides Real Meaning Of Christmas

CBC | Posted 02.23.2012 | Canada

Pope Benedict XVI decried the increasing commercialization of Christmas as he celebrated Christmas Eve Mass on Saturday night, urging the...