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May 27, 2020, 08:37 ET The Reverend Elvis Sings "Can't Help Falling in Love with You" to Seniors in Isolation

CALGARY, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Reverend Elvis Bruce Sheasby has a passion for singing the Gospel and sharing God's Grace, especially now with seniors...


May 23, 2020, 18:30 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Eid al-Fitr

OTTAWA, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr: "Tonight at sunset, Muslims in...


May 07, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Vesak

OTTAWA, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vesak: "Today, we join Buddhists in Canada...


May 05, 2020, 14:19 ET Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Ottawa, Montréal and Eastern Canada, funds the production of ear guards to donate to hospitals across the Ottawa/Montreal region

OTTAWA, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - During these difficult times where humanity faces the significant threat of COVID-19, many people are asking what they...


May 03, 2020, 23:00 ET Sharansky donates his $1 million Genesis Prize to alleviate coronavirus suffering, protect against future pandemics

The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) announced today the names of the 15 recipients of this year's Genesis Prize grants. The majority of the funding...


May 01, 2020, 13:00 ET Statement by Minister Bardish Chagger marking Jewish Heritage Month

May is Jewish Heritage Month in Canada GATINEAU, QC, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - This May marks the third annual Jewish Heritage Month, a time to celebrate...


Apr 24, 2020, 10:50 ET Eid Mubarak! New stamp heralds coming of two Islamic festivals

TORONTO, April 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp to mark Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, the two most important...


Apr 23, 2020, 18:30 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Ramadan

OTTAWA, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Ramadan: "Tonight at sunset, Muslims in...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom HaShoah

OTTAWA, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on Yom HaShoah: "On Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust...


Apr 13, 2020, 08:59 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Vaisakhi

OTTAWA, April 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vaisakhi: "Today, Sikhs in Canada and...


Apr 12, 2020, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Easter

OTTAWA, April 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Easter: "Today, my family and I join...


Apr 09, 2020, 12:24 ET SiriusXM celebrates Holy Week & Easter Sunday with special religious programming

Hear Masses, holy services, religious talk, and music programming from Joel Osteen Radio, The Catholic Channel, The Billy Graham Channel, Kirk...


Apr 09, 2020, 11:56 ET Catholic Church of Montreal issues a Holy Week message of Hope

MONTREAL, April 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ -Keenly aware that during this time of physical distancing and self-isolation, many might be feeling...


Apr 08, 2020, 10:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Passover

OTTAWA, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Passover: "Tonight at...


Apr 04, 2020, 09:00 ET Knights of Columbus to Offer Secured $100 Million Line of Credit for Dioceses

The Knights of Columbus has announced two programs to help communities and churches cope with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The first program ...


Apr 01, 2020, 06:25 ET Worldwide 200th Anniversary Celebration Goes Online

MONTREAL, April 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - This April, while respecting social-distancing measures, local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of...


Mar 27, 2020, 07:38 ET COVID-19: Crescendo of the Bells

MONTRÉAL and QUÉBEC, March 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal and Auxiliary Bishop Marc Pelchat of Québec wish to send a ...


Mar 17, 2020, 15:27 ET Saint Joseph's Oratory announces that it is closed until further notice - Daily Mass in French, celebrated without a congregation, will be made widely available

MONTRÉAL, March 17, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In order to comply with the new directives issued by the Prime Minister of Québec and by the Director of...


Mar 13, 2020, 19:33 ET Live Broadcast of Mass of Solidarity at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

MONTREAL, March 13, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the Quebec Assembly of Catholic Bishops' announcement to cancel all Sunday Masses and in order to...


Mar 09, 2020, 14:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on Holi

Today, many Canadians celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours OTTAWA, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Hindu communities in Canada and...


Mar 09, 2020, 12:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Purim

OTTAWA, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Purim: "Tonight at sundown, Jewish...


Mar 01, 2020, 12:27 ET Shincheonji Church of Jesus in S. Korea Responds To What It Believes Are Erroneous Media Reports

The following is from the US headquarters of Shincheonji: News regarding Patient 31, an attendee of Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Daegu have caused...


Feb 26, 2020, 13:16 ET Persecution of the Local Church: Long Beach, California

The following is an open letter from Jonathan Thompson, founder of Good Seed Community Development Corporation ("Good Seed"), an organization that...


Feb 10, 2020, 10:06 ET After historic Auschwitz trip, Muslim World League pays tribute to Srebrenica victims

The Secretary General of the Muslim World League paid tribute to the victims of the Srebrenica genocide on Sunday, building on his recent trip to...


Feb 05, 2020, 10:58 ET The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Celebrates First Anniversary of Human Fraternity Document in Abu Dhabi

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, an independent body of religious leaders, educational scholars and cultural figures from across the world,...