This anatomic model of fetal development at one, two, three and four months is a visual element traditionally included in Edmonton Prolife's KDays exhibition. (Darren Leung)

Pro-life group challenges ban from Klondike Days

Edmonton Prolife has filed a lawsuit against the Explore Edmonton Corporation — the local government’s visitor economy and venue management organization — for banning its booth from the city’s Klondike Days (KDays) in July. “Edmonton Prolife’s application seeks relief for Explore Edmonton’s violation of its section 2(b) Charter right to ‘freedom of thought, belief, opinion...

Pro-life supporters march in this year’s March for Life in Ottawa. (Peter Stockland photo)

‘I will never forget you’ is national March for Life theme

Thousands of pro-lifers packed onto Parliament Hill and spilled out onto Wellington Street May 9 for the 27th annual National March for Life. The crowd gathered on the Hill at noon with its members bearing both homemade and professionally crafted signs pledging to stand fast for the unborn and vulnerable. The march’s theme “I will never...

A death certificate for a Vicky Stewart, who died of meningitis at an Edmonton hospital. Her death is playing a role in a class action launched against the Archdiocese of Edmonton, one of its priests and his missionary order. Photo courtesy of Province of Alberta

Child’s death certificate muddies Edmonton class-action allegation

An alleged murder that is part of a class action suit against the Archdiocese of Edmonton was actually death from meningitis, a government record obtained by The Catholic Register affirms. In court filings last February, lead plaintiff Sphenia Jones says she witnessed fellow student Vicky Stewart dying “after being hit in the head with a wood implement...

Deacon Larry Worthen speaking at “What Wrong with MAiD?,” a February 8 event in Sherwood Park.

Edmonton Catholics rally against culture of death

Nohl Macdonald is still in high school, but that hasn’t prevented him and many others in the Edmonton Archdiocese from speaking out against the expansion of assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada. Macdonald was amongst the crowd of more than 500 people (in person and online) who attended a Feb. 8 public lecture to equip Catholics and...

The Little Goodness Prayer World team with Father Robert Lee at St. Martin de Tours Church in Vegreville, Alta. Started in 2019 with livestreams of Mass and guided prayer videos, the ministry is now launching a Prayer World app to bring Catholic prayer to the entire world in more than 50 languages. (Contributed photos)

Alberta family invests all they have to launch global Catholic media mission

BY JENNY CONNELLY An Alberta family’s media ministry focused on making Catholic prayer and the Holy Mass accessible throughout the world has already garnered more than 10 million views from viewers in more than 90 countries. The Little Goodness Prayer World YouTube channels launched in 2019 with livestreams of the Mass and guided prayer videos. Now, the Prayer...

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