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Saint’s right arm to tour Canada in honour of country’s 150th birthday

MONTREAL — A Catholic group says it is bringing the right forearm of a 16th-century Jesuit missionary on a cross-Canada tour to celebrate the country’s 150th birthday. A spokesperson for


Jewish group disappointed Montreal imams accused of hate speech won’t be charged

MONTREAL — Two Islamic preachers accused of giving anti-Semitic sermons in 2014 won’t face charges, a spokesman for Quebec’s Crown prosecutor’s office said Thursday. Jean-Pascal Boucher said the statute of


Montreal’s social-media-savvy religious sisters embrace modern devotion

Congregation of Notre Dame Sisters Marilyn von Zuben, left to right, Lorraine Costello and Sheila Sullivan are seen in the chapel at the Mother House, in Montreal on Wednesday, November


Québec needs not fear the Flying Spaghetti Monster

In a quirky bit of news coming out today, we learned that the Ministère des Transports du Québec apparently spent 16 000$ on a study of the “Pastafarian” religion after


Proposed Quebec “Charter of Values” – Can It Get Any Sillier?

By Frank Verpaelst (In response to the news of the PQ’s upcoming proposal for a “Quebec Charter of Values”, and in support of Peggy Curran’s response at the Montreal Gazette)


National Assembly Crucifix Debate Reopened

PQ candidate Djemila Benhabib reopened the controversial debate about the crucifix in the National Assembly by delivering an advocacy for its removal, but the PQ refuses to do so. The