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Women Rising Bursary to be awarded for the first time

New funds to help exploited women return to school By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Women pray d

Pope Francis addresses parents again

Come out of 'exile' and educate your children By Elise Harris VATICAN CITY (CNA) Caption: Pope Francis, right, reac

Operation Rescue changes tactics to target abortionists

Leader Troy Newman speaks to youth conference after March for Life By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Operati

Vancouver faithful share memories of Bishop Ray

Holy Rosary Cathedral hosts memorial Mass for Archbishop Raymond Roussin, SM, after his funeral By Agnieszka Krawczynsk

Order of Malta provides medical help to migrants

CISOM workers travel on Italian Coast Guard vessels to provide first aid By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Captio

Local

Deacon to join priestly fraternity

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Father Goo will then serve at Christ the Redeemer Parish By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: In 2011, Deacon Goo (right) walked across Canada for Crossroads, a pro-life organization. He will be ordained...
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New infant memorial to open at Gardens of Gethsemani cemetery

Monday, 18 May 2015
Fundraising campaign underway By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: A Knights of Columbus honour guard processes through the Gardens of Gethsemani in Surrey April 26. Cory Cone / Special to The B.C. Catholic. For...
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CWL members resurrect plea for more organ donors

Sunday, 17 May 2015
League updates a 20-year-old resolve and elects new executive members at diocesan convention By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Marguerite Stuart shares a personal story about a family member who needed a kidney...
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Op-Ed

Expect more from the Holy Spirit this Pentecost

- Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The economy of the Holy Spirit is not rooted in earthly arithmetic By Jenna McDonald Nathan Lau / Designpics By now, Catholics should see a pattern: the more shrouded in mystery a tenet of the faith seems, the more intense its power for those who believe. Examples abound: the Eucharist, the Immaculate Conception, the Incarnation, and the age-old mystery surrounding the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity. It must...
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Distinguishing belongs to the wise: creation vs. evolution

- Monday, 18 May 2015

Scripture explains how the universe was created, not how it works By Father Michael Chaberek, OP When discussing evolution we need to carefully understand terms that we use and realities or ideas that we talk about. In the recent polemical text (of April 13), Prof. C.S. Morrissey fails to account for some necessary distinctions. He confuses two completely different ideas, namely, geocentrism...
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Canadian

World awaits papal call to action on environment

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Pope Francis expected to issue an encyclical this year By Michael Swan The Catholic Register (CCN) Caption: Adelie penguins gather at the base of a memorial at Mawson's Hut in Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica. No...
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Philippines relocation of storm victims like 'Siberian gulag'

Monday, 18 May 2015
Pope Francis Village may be ready for shovels in the ground in July By Michael Swan The Catholic Register (CCN) Caption: Pope Francis greets Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during a welcoming ceremony...
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New arrivals gives major boost to church attendance in Toronto

Sunday, 17 May 2015
Immigration accounted for 46 per cent of the total population in 2011 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto says his archdiocese has built a new mega-church every year...
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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

Pope's Message for World Communications Day

- Friday, 08 May 2015

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 49th WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love The family is a subject of profound reflection by the Church and of a process involving two Synods: the recent extraordinary assembly and the ordinary assembly scheduled for next October. So I thought it appropriate that the theme...
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Canadian Council of Churches Letter to PM

- Friday, 10 April 2015

Dear Prime Minister Harper, Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. With you and all Canadians we are deeply troubled by the rise of what has been called by several names: the Islamic State (IS), the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This group has been responsible for brutal killings and kidnappings,...
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