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Langley residents speak up about assisted suicide

MPs Mark Warawa and John Aldag host public consultation that draws large crowd on short notice By Agnieszka Krawczynski

Padre Pio's incorrupt body is in Rome

He and St. Leopold Mandic both canonized by St. John Paul II By Elise Harris VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) Caption:

Share Lent focuses on climate change

Workshop held on the campaign at Newman Theological College By Ramon Gonzalez Western Catholic Reporter Caption: CC

Pro-life groups discuss 'true compassion'

Speakers urge those against assisted suicide to spend time with elderly, disabled By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Ca

Grieving mother feels comforted by Virgin Mary

Oily walls seen as a sign of God's care for refugees By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sanaa Ramo

Local

Forty Hours devotion hosted by each parish

Saturday, 06 February 2016
The Eucharist is the source of life, faith, and spirituality, says Fr. Nguyen By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Closeup of the Vocations Monstrance, which will tour the archdiocese in conjunction with the...
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Prelate gives talk on spirituality

Friday, 05 February 2016
Bishop Hagemoen shares his vocation story By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Bishop Mark Hagemoen of Mackenzie - Fort Smith (centre) stands among a group of men who came to hear him speak...
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Academic urges Catholics to engage with atheists

Thursday, 04 February 2016
Philosopher Sam Rocha suggests meaningful dialogue between believers and non-believers By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic RICHMOND Caption: Philosophy professor Sam Rocha (right) speaks with attendees after his lecture at St. Joseph the Worker Parish...
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Op-Ed

Stations of the Cross succeeds where Revenant fails

- Saturday, 30 January 2016

In the end, Stations of the Cross succeeds where The Revenant fails BY C.S. MORRISSEY Pope Francis meets with Leonardo DiCaprio, the star of the movie The Revenant. (Photo credit: L'Osservatore Romano) [Warning: SPOILER ALERT — The ending of the film The Revenant is discussed in the following article.] Survival against all odds in the wilderness: it’s a powerful theme, and watching its depiction in The Revenant is an engrossing experience. In a remarkable way, the camera places us immediately in the...
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Loving addicts can be harder than loving murderers

- Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Real love involves taking the long way around By Jenna McDonald In order to help free addicts from addiction, one must integrate into a community, Jenna McDonald writes. (Photo: BCC Archives) We all know people who are difficult to love. Throwing addiction into the mix brings love and mercy to a whole new level. This degree of love takes divine intervention. When we encounter an addict, we try to love them using the tools we have accumulated through our human experience. These tools fail...
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Canadian

Euthanasia could soon end lives of 11-12,000 each year

Monday, 08 February 2016
Margaret Somerville warns of the situation in the Netherlands and Belgium By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Founding director of the McGill University Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law Margaret Somerville at the committee...
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Cardinal opposes euthanasia before assisted-dying committee

Sunday, 07 February 2016
Subtle pressure will be felt by the vulnerable, archbishop says By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Cardinal Thomas Collins appears before the joint Parliamentary Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying. Also appearing is Laurence Worthen, the...
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Pope Francis appoints new bishop for Hearst

Saturday, 06 February 2016
Previous prelate submitted his resignation on reaching age 75 OTTAWA (CCN) On Feb. 1, Pope Francis appointed Father Robert Bourgon Bishop of the Diocese of Hearst and apostolic administrator of the Diocese of...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

Enduring Servants - The Permanent Diaconate

- Thursday, 28 January 2016

Sixteen permanent deacons who made history in the Archdiocese of Vancouver have just found out how they will serve the local church. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, gave them their assignments one month after their ordination Mass. Never before had so many men been ordained at one time in Holy Rosary Cathedral. “It’s a tremendous boost to the life of the archdiocese,...
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