• Canada offers a better model on religious freedom

    Canada offers a better model on religious freedom

    • Jun 30, 2017

    Tolerance for religious minorities was written into the very establishment of Canada, more than a century before the country was established in 1867. Today, religious liberty and religious pluralism are under siege the world over. The 150 years – and more – of the Canadian experience have much to offer.

  • Scorsese says a boyhood of church and movies continues to inspire him

    Scorsese says a boyhood of church and movies continues to inspire him

    • Jun 23, 2017

    Film director Martin Scorsese was awarded a lifetime achievement award during the Catholic Media Convention in Quebec City. The filmmaker took the opportunity to talk about his relationship with the Church growing up and stating that his 2016 movie ‘Silence’ was a “believer’s movie.”

  • Quebec bishops offer prayers, encouragement for flood victims

    Quebec bishops offer prayers, encouragement for flood victims

    • May 10, 2017

    During their “ad limina” visits to the Vatican, Quebec bishops did not forget to pray for those at home affected by heavy floods in their Canadian province. The bishops expressed their solidarity, established a disaster relief fund, and asked Pope Francis to pray for them.

  • Pope Francis condemns shooting at Quebec mosque

    Pope Francis condemns shooting at Quebec mosque

    • Jan 30, 2017

    In the wake of the shooting at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec that left six dead and many wounded, Pope Francis expressed “his deep sympathy to the wounded and their families, and to all those who have contributed to their aid, asking the Lord to bring comfort and consolation to the trial.”