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PQ ‘idealogues’ behind Charter of Quebec Values 27 Aug 2013 | 06:53 pm
OTTAWA - Religious freedom experts say the proposed Charter of Quebec Values that would ban religious dress and symbols from public institutions is unlikely to survive a Supreme Court challenge.
Canadian doctors vote against changing anti-euthanasia policy 27 Aug 2013 | 06:45 pm
OTTAWA - Even though the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has reaffirmed its opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide it’s only a matter of time before pro-euthanasia doctors force the issue ba...
Lebanese cardinal says political leaders must unite to save nation 27 Aug 2013 | 01:42 am
BEIRUIT - Cardinal Bechara Rai, Maronite patriarch, visited a predominantly Muslim city hit by explosions and called on political leaders to come up with a plan to save Lebanon.
Retired Pope's secretary says 'mystical experience' story is untrue 26 Aug 2013 | 11:57 pm
VATICAN CITY - Archbishop Georg Ganswein, retired Pope Benedict XVI's longtime personal secretary, said a story about the pope resigning after a "mystical experience" was completely invented.
Scottish archbishop says cardinal blocked plans for abuse investigation 26 Aug 2013 | 06:41 pm
MANCHESTER, England - A disgraced Scottish cardinal halted a plan to allow independent investigators to examine Church child abuse files, said a retired archbishop.
Pope denounces 'multiplication of massacres,' atrocities in Syria 26 Aug 2013 | 06:33 pm
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis called again for an end to the fighting in Syria, denouncing the "multiplication of massacres and atrocious acts," including the suspected chemical weapons attack that left...
By simplifying the complicated, Brantford student earns honours 25 Aug 2013 | 11:35 pm
Sarah Wu is using the complexities of science to simplify malaria screening.
Thunder Bay teacher rocks on 25 Aug 2013 | 09:01 pm
Catholic elementary school teacher Krista McCarville is taking one more crack at competitive curling before giving it up to focus on her career and family.
Call of the north helps dream come alive 25 Aug 2013 | 07:08 pm
TORONTO - Pamila Jesuthasan knows teaching is her vocation. Because of this, she took a leap of faith by moving more than 2,000 kilometres away from the comforts of her Toronto home to the isolated vi...
Fear of Egyptian violence does not interfere with nuns' hospital work 25 Aug 2013 | 06:25 pm
CAIRO - It was lunchtime at Cairo's Italian Hospital, and some of the nuns who reside there were watching state television's latest announcements on Egypt's "war on terror," the expression used by the...