Bishop Mark Hagemoen, Archbishop Emeritus James Weisgerber, and former National Chief Phil Fontaine (l-r) spoke about reconciliation and relationships at a diocesan “Continuing the Walk” adult faith dessert night April 18, 2024 in Saskatoon. (Photo by Kiply Lukan Yaworski, Catholic Saskatoon News)

Former National Chief and retired Archbishop share insights into their journey of reconciliation

By Kiply Lukan Yaworski A former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and a former President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops spoke together in Saskatoon April 18, reflecting on their part in the history of Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, as well as their personal journey in becoming adopted brothers. Former...


Medically-provided euthanasia: From so-called ‘Compassionate Offer’ to ‘Unspoken Hint’

By Peter Oliver, Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan In January 2024, the Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan (CHAS) identified working with the Saskatchewan Bishops to develop a provincial response to medically-provided euthanasia (known as Medical Assistance in Dying or MAiD) as a top priority. Instinctively this felt right, but I’m prone to ask questions and I...

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