Editorial: Our 125-year-old promise

Posted January 2, 2018 4:09 pm by Editor

Editorial: Our 125-year-old promise

On Jan. 5, 1893, founding editor Fr. John Teefy introduced the debut issue of The Catholic Register to Canada’s growing Catholic community with these words: “We are a Catholic journal — Catholic first, last and always.

This shapes our life and orders all our thought. From this standpoint we survey events, upon this ground we discuss questions, and to this fact we owe our being, our usefulness and our importance.”The world has changed profoundly since then, but as true today as it was 125 years ago is The Register’s steadfast allegiance to those founding principles. Fr. Teefy’s words have guided this

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