The Catholic Church should not be afraid of crisis; through crisis, it will grow and spring new life, said Dominican Father Timothy Radcliffe.
The four-day “Protection of Minors in the Church” Meeting, being held in the Vatican from February 21 to 24, will offer new opportunities to raise awareness, listen to victims, and address responsibility, accountability, and transparency.
“The abuse of children is wrong anywhere and anytime: this point is not negotiable.” This is what the leaders of men and women religious of the world have declared ahead of the “Meeting on the Protection of Minors” in the Vatican, Feb. 21-24.
At a time when there is widespread concern over the future of religious heritage buildings, the congregation of the Grey Nuns of Montreal is pleased to present a major conservation project for the former Hôpital Général de Montréal, located in Pointe-à-Callière, known today as the Youville Mother House.
Officially announced Dec. 29, 2017, the Order of Canada was formally presented to Fr. John Emmett Walsh during a Feb. 1 ceremony at Rideau Hall. The diocesan priest of 52 years was among 35 recipients who received their insignia Friday morning as they were invested into the Order by Governor General Julie Payette.