Canada’s military ordinariate Bishop Scott McCaig. centre. says the Chaplain General’s decision to temporarily back down on a prohibition against prayer at Remembrance Day services is “a sign of responsive leadership.” (Twitter/X photo)

Chaplain General pauses ban on Remembrance Day service religious language

Canada’s military ordinariate is pleased that the Chaplain General has put a temporary pause on the new Public Reflection Policy that would have prohibited overtly religious language by chaplains at Remembrance Day ceremonies. The Epoch Times reported Oct. 31 that Chaplain General Guy Belisle has at least temporarily backed down on the prohibition in order...

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 18. At the end of his general audience, the Pope said Oct. 27 will be a day of penance for the cause of peace in the world.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square on Oct. 18. At the end of his general audience, the Pope said Oct. 27 will be a day of penance for the cause of peace in the world. (Vatican Media)

7 ways to take part in day of penance for peace called for by Pope Francis 

Amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war in the Holy Land, Pope Francis has called for a day of prayer and fasting on Friday, Oct. 27. At the end of his general audience on Oct. 18, Pope Francis said the 27th will be “a day of penance to which I invite sisters and brothers of the various...

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