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Pro-life activist divulges pain of secret abortion

Elizabeth Sutcliffe felt she was on a treadmill and there was no one to help her press stop By Agnieszka Krawczynski A

Iraqi bishop warns West will suffer from Islamism

Prelate forced from his home by the new caliphate ERBIL, Iraq Catholic News Agency The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul

Canada to take in more Iraqi and Iranian refugees

Processing times are also supposed to diminish By Michael Swan The Catholic Register (CCN) The crisis in Iraq and S

Priest wins international teaching award

Father Alan Boisclair honoured for Theology of the Body ministry By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: The I

Science can lead to faith, Oxford professor says

Mathematician John Lennox argues the two are not mutually exclusive, during Vancouver visit By Agnieszka Krawczynski T

Local

Pilgrimage to Lejac honours holy Rose Prince

Saturday, 23 August 2014
Gathering attracts small numbers compared to Lac Ste. Anne, but is more peaceful By Father Garry LaBoucane, OMI Special to The B.C. Catholic LEJAC, B.C. Caption: Pilgrims enter the cemetery where Rose Prince's incorrupt body...
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Cathedral's newest stained glass depicts six saints

Friday, 22 August 2014
Holy Spirit window in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican inspired rector to place dove in centre By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, blesses the Holy Spirit window...
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Evangelization program aims to revitalize parishes

Thursday, 21 August 2014
Project Timothy leaders to use Catholic Christian Outreach materials for 'spiritual multiplication' By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Potential group leaders for Project Timothy, a grass-roots program, gather outside St. Mary's Church in...
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Op-Ed

Pope Francis and Hercules spurn luxury and show us heroism

- Saturday, 23 August 2014

Pope Francis chooses to dine at a table of heroes BY C.S. MORRISSEY Dwayne Johnson stars as Hercules. The philosophical lessons in heroism from Hercules and Epictetus are still with us today, both on the big screen and in the Vatican cafeteria, writes C.S. Morrissey (Photo: Paramount Pictures) Pope Francis showed up unexpectedly in the cafeteria for Vatican employees on July 25 and grabbed a tray like everyone else. It was Friday, so he had fish with his pasta and grilled tomatoes. He even threw a few fries into the mix. On the same day, the excellent new Hercules...
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Prelate urges PM to let more Iraqi refugees in

- Friday, 22 August 2014

Canadian Catholics are ready to welcome them By Cardinal Thomas Collins TORONTO Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) Far away from the comfort of our television screens, tablets, and newspapers, a tragedy continues to unfold in Iraq. Islamist extremists, intent on eliminating any trace of Christianity, have cast out tens of thousands of Christians, a people with an almost 2,000-year history in the region. Seven years ago, shortly after I began...
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Canadian

Syriac Patriarch pleads for help to stop Christian genocide in Middle East

Monday, 25 August 2014
Archbishop Ignatius Joseph III Younan calls it a question of survival By Deborah GyapongArchbishop Ignatius Joseph III Younan, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Syrians stopped in Ottawa Aug. 3-4 as part of a North American tour to sound the alarm about the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).Archbishop Ignatius Joseph III Younan, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Syrians stopped in Ottawa Aug....
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Teaching on the family must be presented in a life-giving way

Sunday, 24 August 2014
Instrumentum Laboris for upcoming Synod on Family available By Deborah GyapongArchbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau.Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau. OTTAWA (CCN) The Church faces challenges in presenting teachings on the family in a positive and life-giving way, says...
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Marian pilgrimage held again at Skaro

Saturday, 23 August 2014
Grandfather of one visitor donated land for the shrine By Glen ArganTony and Anne Huculak of Edmonton's Assumption Parish are long-time pilgrims with deep roots in the Skaro area. Glen Argan / Western Catholic Reporter.Tony and Anne Huculak of Edmonton's Assumption Parish are long-time pilgrims with deep roots in the Skaro area. Glen Argan /...
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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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