Pope Francis will attend the 2015 World Meeting of Families
Pope Francis confirmed that he will travel to the United States to attend the 2015 World Meeting of Families (WMF) which will take place in Philadelphia from September 22 to 27 on the theme Love is Our Mission: The Family fully alive. Read more.
Anglican-Catholic Dialogues Discuss Marriage, Physician-assisted Suicide
Representatives of Canada's Anglican and Catholic churches recently met for five days of diverse discussions. The joint and separate meetings of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue of Canada and the Anglican-Roman Catholic Bishops' Dialogue of Canada took place November 8-12, 2014 at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Read more.
Pope Francis on Friday met with a group of accountants and accounting experts, who are in Rome for their World Congress. In his address to the group, the Holy Father drew attention to the question of employment. “From your professional observation,” he said, “you are well aware of the dramatic reality of so many people whose employment is precarious, or who have lost their jobs; of so many families that pay the consequences; of so many young people seeking their first job and dignified work.” View this video.
The Family, a conference, will be a time for Ottawa’s Catholic community to come together to study, pray and reflect on God’s plan for the family. How may we bring about God’s dream of a “holy people who are his own” (Pope Francis)? We will study together the documents of the Church of the past decades, as well as the recent Synod on the Family to answer this question. More information on the conference and to register.
Videos available on our website
The videos that were to be played at the Archbishop’s Charity Dinner have been embedded to our website.
With CCCB support and collaboration, COLF launches Campaign for Palliative and Home Care, and against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
With the support and collaboration of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) launched a national Campaign for Palliative and Home Care, and against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. The campaign's theme is "Life-Giving Love". A special website is dedicated to the campaign. Learn more.