Quebec judge OKs class action against Famille Marie-Jeunesse for 'spiritual abuse'

The ruling on a class action involving Famille Marie-Jeunesse opens the way for people who claim to have been physically, spiritually or psychologically abused within the Catholic group to join the legal case.

Report says Montreal Archdiocese covered for abusive priest for decades

For more than three decades, leaders of the Archdiocese of Montreal failed to properly treat the complaints and the red flags periodically raised about Fr. Brian Boucher, said a report prepared by retired Quebec Superior Court Judge Pepita G. Capriolo. Instead, church authorities seemed intent on covering the priest's behavior to protect his and the church's reputation, she wrote.

Montreal archbishop, religious leaders oppose Quebec's secularism bill

The archbishop of Montreal worries that Quebec's secularism legislation will affect religious liberties in this Canadian province.

Some Quebec bishops uneasy with pro-life leader's anti-Francis stance

Some Quebec bishops have expressed discomfort that the main Quebec organizer for the May 9 National March for Life in Ottawa signed a letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy.