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Canadian voices sought on aid spending

Review is first open consultation on development policy in two decades By Michael Swan The Catholic Register (CCN)

Archbishop names new vicar general

Father Gary Franken to replace Father Joseph Nguyen Aug. 11 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic The Archbish

Pope Francis speaks on Brexit

Europe must ensure peaceful coexistence after split of Britain from European Union By Edward Pentin (CNA/EWTN News) Y

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Bishop reminds WYD pilgrims the cross brings happiness

Commissioning held at largest Polish parish outside Poland By Jean Ko Din The Catholic Register MISSISSAUGA, ONT.

Adventurous priest celebrates Mass at 10,000 feet

Small team of climbers ascends Mt. Baker for stunning views and 'source and summit' of the faith By Agnieszka Krawczyns


Refugees describe living one kilometre from enemy

Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Sayegh family's home was bombed three times before they fled and sought peace in Canada By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic RICHMOND Caption: The Sayegh family poses with volunteers from the Catholic Women's League during...

Politician says free speech, religion are under attack

Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Former MP Stephen Woodworth launches initiative to expose 'abuses of power' in this country By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic WEST VANCOUVER Caption: Stephen Woodworth chats with participant Cristina Alarcon after his presentation. Agnieszka Krawczynski...

St. Patrick's holds service for lost children

Monday, 20 June 2016
Parishioners light candles, sing, and pray at memorial service for the aborted By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic MAPLE RIDGE Caption: Candles glow in the church as participants grieve the loss of aborted children and...


Islam presents a challenge for the Christian West

- Saturday, 18 June 2016

Islam presents a challenge for the Christian West BY C.S. MORRISSEY The Catholic scholar Pierre Manent argues Christians need to promote the political form of the nation as the best way to achieve peace, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Image: STAugustine.NET) After the terrorist attack in Orlando on June 12, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, killing 49 people, it is worth consulting the best Catholic thinkers about the challenge presented by Islam to the West. Until he retired in 2014, Pierre Manent was director of studies at L’École des Hautes Études en...

Efforts for Christian unity remain at risk

- Friday, 17 June 2016

There has never been a pan-Orthodox council since the Great Schism By Father Raymond J. de Souza Orthodox patriarchs and primates walk at the Orthodox Academy of Crete as they meet to consider a draft message of the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church June 17. There is disappointing news on the ecumenical front: not the usual disappointing news, which, while disappointing, is no longer news: namely the further distancing of various denominations from Christian orthodoxy, making the restoration of Christian communion effectively impossible. No, this time it is both news and...


Holocaust survivor tells story of his lucky escape

Thursday, 23 June 2016
Max Eisen lived in Auschwitz for nine months when he was 15 By Michael Swan The Catholic Register AURORA, Ont. (CCN) Caption: Canadian Max Eisen shares his experience surviving Auschwitz and the Holocaust in his...

Judicial review of Ontario physicians' college sought

Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Organization balks over forced referrals issue By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto and Larry Worthen, executive director of the Christian Medical and Dental Society, represented the Coalition for HealthCARE...

Despite new legislation, the battle continues

Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Despite new legislation the battle continues Euthanasia and assisted suicide legal, but still 'a grim experience' By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Cardinal Thomas Collins during testimony before the joint Parliamentary Committee on Physician Assisted...


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:...

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...

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?...


Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...






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