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‘We're in a very different time now’: Montreal officials oust crucifix from City Hall...

Montreal’s City Hall doesn’t need Christ, officials have said. A crucifix that has hung on the wall of Montreal’s City Hall since 1937, reminding city officials to let God guide their decisions, will be taken down for a renovation project, never to be put back, local sources have reported. City councilor Laurence Lavigne-Lalonde made the announcement at an executive council meeting this week...

Priest stabbed during Mass at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal...

The rector at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal was stabbed as he said Mass in the church on Friday morning. The 8:30 a.m. Mass was being broadcast on a Catholic television network. Footage from the mass showed a man dressed in dark clothing and wearing a white baseball cap walking toward the altar, where Father Claude Grou was saying Mass...

A rock and roll journalist opens her ears to God...

Dawn Eden Goldstein’s latest book, Sunday Will Never Be the Same: A Rock and Roll Journalist Opens Her Ears to God (Catholic Answers, 2019), chronicles her spiritual journey from a Jewish upbringing to Protestantism, and then to the Catholic Church, where she found healing and happiness. In 2016, she was the first woman to earn a doctorate in sacred theology from the University of St...

Small hole in the ground leads to mysterious English cavern with possible ties to Crusades...

Hidden within a small wooded area on a privately owned Shropshire, England. farm lies a small hole in the ground. Only large enough for a grown man to enter on his hands and knees, the hole is easy to miss, but it leads to a cavernous chamber carved into rock...

The Charlie Brown cartoon that haunted Ronald Reagan...

Somerset House in London has put on an exhibition on the work of Charles Schulz, the American cartoonist famous for Peanuts – the story of Charlie Brown, his friends and his dog called Snoopy, a beagle with a taste for ice-skating and root beer. The show commences unpromisingly: “This exhibition explores the ways in which Peanuts has touched us all on so many different levels...