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  • Pope unites two Canadian dioceses under Archbishop Prendergast

    Pope unites two Canadian dioceses under Archbishop Prendergast

    • Apr 28, 2018

    Pope Francis has united the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall with the Archdiocese of Ottawa “in the person of the bishop,” Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa, indicating the situation may change in the future.

  • ‘Bubble zone’ law could end Ontario’s March for Life, bishop warns

    ‘Bubble zone’ law could end Ontario’s March for Life, bishop warns

    • Oct 31, 2017

    Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa, Canada, said there is no route for the March for Life to move through downtown Ottawa that does not violate the ‘bubble zone’ law passed last week in Ontario that restricts pro-life activists from protesting within 50-150 meter parameters established outside of abortion clinics, pharmacies, and doctor’s offices.

  • Ottawa hospital disaster team ready with spiritual care

    Ottawa hospital disaster team ready with spiritual care

    • Sep 1, 2017

    Volunteers with Ottawa Hospital’s Emergency Spiritual Care Assistance Team learn what symptoms — such as anxiety, fear, distress, feeling numb and confusion — are common among people who have experienced a disaster and how to identify “red flags” if a person’s reaction is extreme, which could become impairing or lead to post-traumatic stress disorder or an anxiety disorder in the future.