News - Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF)

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great suffering and enormous difficulties for many people who are already vulnerable. This is a cause for great alarm and concern for us as Catholic Bishops, and for the Catholic faithful of our country. The pandemic has inflicted unique difficulties and exceptional hardships on many, especially those in long-term institutional care, single-parent families, the
The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) has joined with other concerned groups and citizens requesting the ethical development of a vaccine for COVID-19 without the use of abortion-derived cell lines. The letter to Prime Minister Trudeau is available

National March for Life 2020

Tuesday, 12 May 2020
The year 2020 will be recorded in history as the year that the COVID-19 virus impacted the world in unprecedented ways. In order to save lives and slow the spread of the virus, much of the world was shut down. Large numbers of seniors have died in long-term care facilities and the response has, rightfully, been one of outrage to the plight of our elderly. The world is reacting because of the
Federal Consultation - Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)
Source: Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) - January 20 2020 About the Consultation On Monday, 13 January 2020, the Government of Canada, through the Department of Justice, launched a two-week general public consultation on the expansion of eligibility criteria for euthanasia/assisted suicide (which the Government refers to as "Medical Assistance in Dying"/MAiD). This consultation
National week for Life and the Family - 2019
"Listening to the Gospel as a Family" May 12-19, 2019 ID 90891411 © Kevin Carden | Dreamstime.com The National Week for Life and the Family will be celebrated across Canada 12 to 19 May 2019, with the start of the week coinciding with Mother's Day. For the seventh consecutive year, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is offering dioceses/eparchies, parishes as well as
History will no doubt regard our society as having been marked by one of the greatest of ironies: it will be said that at precisely the time when the word “inclusion” was on every tongue, the lives of society’s most vulnerable members – the unborn, the sick and aged – became more and more excluded from the protection of the law. Today marks the beginning of Canada’s 50th
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