Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Toronto’

Archdiocese of Toronto requires regular testing for unvaccinated clergy, employees

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Clergy in the Archdiocese of Toronto who have not received a COVID-19 vaccination must show proof of a recent negative coronavirus test to their pastor “prior to or immediately upon entering parish offices, or presiding at religious services,” according to new rules that Thomas Cardinal Collins outlined last week. “Beginning on October 8, 2021, we Read more

$300m raised for buildings but couldn’t raise $25m for residential school survivors

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
Catholic church raised $300m

Despite raising nearly $300m for buildings since 2005, the Catholic Church only raised $3.9m of the $25m it promised for residential school survivors. In 2005 the Canadian government reached a deal with the Indigenous people as reparation for residential schools survivors. Part of the ‘Indian Residential School Settlement’ (IRSS) involved the Catholic Church raising $25m. Read more