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'Christ and Cascadia' conference to come to Seattle

Academics to talk about faith and culture By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Patricia O'Connell Ki

No scandal here: the 20 couples married by Pope Francis were legit

Some had been married previously; some were living together already By Kevin Jones and Ann Schneible VATICAN CITY (CNA

Archbishop Weisgerber stresses urgency of aboriginal issues

Despite many problems, there are signs of hope, prelate says By Deborah Gyapong OTTTAWA (CCN) Archbishop-emeritus J

Bishop sets diocesan goal of new missionary work

Prelate from Whitehorse takes over in Victoria By Alistair Burns VICTORIA The B.C. Catholic Caption: Bishop Gary G

Ukrainians recall Great War's home front

MP Mark Warawa attends commemoration ceremony in New Westminster By Alistair Burns NEW WESTMINSTER The B.C. Catholic

Local

Ugandan orphans attend classes in new buildings

Saturday, 13 September 2014
St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School graduates donate final amount to finish project By Agnieszka Krawczynski WEST VANCOUVER The B.C. Catholic Caption: Students stand in front of St. Andrew's Primary School in Kibyayi. Thanks to...
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Eucharistic Retreat

Friday, 12 September 2014
Local priest to offer new perspective on old ideas By Meghan Chen Pope Francis elevates the Eucharist during Mass. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) A local priest plans to bring the past to life...
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Ice Bucket Challenge raises ethical query

Friday, 12 September 2014
Some participants seek organizations not linked to embryonic-stem-cell research By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Reg Harbeck, a local Catholic, is doused by his mother while participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge. Photo...
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Op-Ed

Canadian bishops observe Great War's centenary

- Monday, 15 September 2014

'Horrors of war should never be praised, celebrated, honoured' Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher. (Photo: Gregory A. Shemitz / CNS) Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), published this letter in August. It honours Canada's fallen soldiers and speaks of peace as the best way to honour their memory. In August, 1914, Great Britain declared war on Germany, which had violated the neutrality of Belgium by invading it. Canada,...
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What to expect from October's Extraordinary Meeting in Rome

- Friday, 12 September 2014

New life for the Synod of Bishops Father Thomas Rosica, CSB Father Thomas Rosica participates in a press briefing in Rome. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) The term synod comes from a Greek word formed by combining roots meaning together and going or way : literally, journeying forward on the way together. Synod been used...
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Canadian

Rock the Mount continues to inspire

Monday, 15 September 2014
Drama portrays multiplication of the loaves and fishes By Kiply Lukan YaworskiBrother Stephen Predy, OSB, portrayed Jesus in a drama about the multiplication of loaves and fishes during this year's Rock the Mount at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Prairie Messenger photo by Tim Yaworsky (CCN).Brother Stephen Predy, OSB, portrayed Jesus in a drama about the multiplication of loaves and fishes during this year's Rock the...
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Ecumenical formation program launched

Sunday, 14 September 2014
Three-year studies will take one week each year By Kiply Lukan YaworskiLeaders at the inaugural Prairie Centre for Ecumenism ecumenical formation program this summer at Queen's House, from the left: Bishop Allan Grundahl (retired) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada; Nicholas Jesson, Ecumenical Officer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon; Dr. Gordon Jensen, chair of Theology at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon; Dr. Darren Dahl, director of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism; Dr. Catherine Clifford of St. Paul University in Ottawa; Dr. Sandra Beardsall of St. Andrew College in Saskatoon; Bishop Donald Bolen of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon; and Rev. Richard Vandervaart team ministry leader at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, Sarnia, Ont. Prairie Messenger photo by Nicholas Jesson. (CCN).Leaders at the inaugural Prairie Centre for Ecumenism ecumenical formation program this summer at Queen's House, from the left: Bishop Allan...
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Order of Canada awarded Archbishop Weisgerber

Saturday, 13 September 2014
Prelate invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada By Deborah GyapongGovernor General David Johnston invested Archbishop James Weisgerber as an Officer of the Order of Canada Sept. 12. Photo by Sergeant Ronald Duchesne, Photographer to the Governor General. (CCN).Governor General David Johnston invested Archbishop James Weisgerber as an Officer of the Order of Canada Sept. 12. Photo by...
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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

Pastoral Letter on a Grave Social Issue

- Sunday, 25 May 2014

Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSBI am writing to you - the Catholic faithful of the Archdiocese of Vancouver about a serious threat to the moral fabric of Canadian society: the possible decriminalization of sexual exploitation through prostitution by its buyers and profiteers. This Pastoral Letter examines what we can do as a community and a nation to answer the needs of girls, youth and women...
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