Innu women testify that Oblate missionary inappropriately touched them

Oblate Father Alexis Joveneau was said to have inappropriately touched women and girls in the Innu community in Quebec where he ministered from 1953 until his death in 1992.

Canadian bishops won't publish new policy on minor protection till 2018

The Canadian bishops will not publish their new policy for the protection of minors before 2018, said Bishop Anthony Mancini of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Anglican Church of Canada, citing counting error, reverses same-sex vote

In a turn of events, the Anglican Church of Canada said yes to a same-sex marriage proposal after a voting error was discovered. 


Growing emergencies fueled by environment, war, say heads of Caritas

Climate change and emergency situations are linked, but global emergencies also can be caused by people, said two leaders of Caritas Internationalis, the umbrella organization for Catholic charitable organizations.