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Paulist Fathers leave Canada.

TORONTO -- After a century in Toronto, the Paulist Fathers are returning to the U.S., without enough priests left to staff the ministries that once dotted cities across Canada.

"This is a decision no religious community wants to make," said Fr. Eric Andrews, Paulist Fathers president. "If we had unlimited resources and manpower, we would have continued to advance, but at the end of the day, it was too much for us to bear." He added that a large cohort of men who joined in the 1950s and '60s are now retired.

Paulist ministry in Canada once included parishes, university chaplaincies, and Catholic Information Centers in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.

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Date:Jul 17, 2015
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