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Dedicated stewards honoured at cathedral

Archdiocese gives first posthumous Stewardship Award to Lilia Ceres By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Capt

Pope Francis has growing litany of modern-day martyrs

Many Christians suffer in jail just because of their faith in Jesus Christ By Elise Harris VATICAN CITY (CNA) Capti

National youth ministry celebrates 20th birthday

NET ministry teams travel the country helping initiate youth ministries By Jean Ko Din The Catholic Register (CCN)

St. Paul's looks to future

Hospital anticipates 2022 move By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: St. Paul's Hospital, which was f

Will the U.S. greet first Latino Pope by kicking out Junipero Serra?

The blessed who lived in the 18th century is about to be canonized By Ann Schneible Rome (CNA) Caption: Bishop Gera

Medical missionary tells Christian leaders of fight with Ebola

He learned of the outbreak in March 2014 By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Dr. Kent Brantly, a medical missi

Local

Concert to benefit unborn

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Pop punk artist to perform for crisis pregnancy centre Hope for Women By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: A Guy and A Girl. The head of a pop punk band that has toured with...
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Talitha Koum members to gather and celebrate

Monday, 20 April 2015
Society holding a fundraiser so it can continue its work By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic NEW WESTMINSTER Caption: An outsider visits prison inmates. Talitha Koum society is planning a fundraiser so it continue its...
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Interfaith group unites in service to poor

Sunday, 19 April 2015
Catholic, Jewish, and Shia Ismaili children deliver gifts and meals to Downtown Eastside residents By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Grade 7 students from St. Augustine's School gather with visiting priest Father Mark...
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Op-Ed

Pope Francis helps launch new #EndSlavery movement

- Saturday, 25 April 2015

Pope Francis helps launch new #EndSlavery movement BY C.S. MORRISSEY The Office of Service and Justice screens an informative documentary that respects human dignity. The nature of the visual medium runs the risk of exploitation, and there are less edifying examples, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Office of Service and Justice) We need “to avoid the temptation of transforming our faith into power,” said Pope Francis according to the Vatican Radio report of his April 20 homily. After Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes, crowds sought him, the Pope noted, “not out of a sense of religious awe and adoration, but rather for...
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Holy simplicity purges the soul, reorients the heart

- Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Minimalism misses the point of desert monk asceticism By Jenna McDonald Bare white walls and empty closets are clear signs of minimalism. Jenna McDonald writes that the movement has some similarity with Catholic asceticism, but minimalism focuses on the self, while holy simplicity turns the focus to God. (Photo: Marie Sarabia / The B.C. Catholic) Minimalism is the it movement right now. Clean lines, bare counters, empty closets. This is what we see in the homes of the blogosphere and in the showrooms at Ikea. It's about more than home decor. Its adherents tout their appealing, bare-bones way of life as the way to inner peace....
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Canadian

Budget 2015 maps out Tory vision for the middle class

Thursday, 23 April 2015
It becomes clear an election is coming By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Finance Minister Joe Oliver presented his first budget April 21. Deborah Gyapong (CCN). The federal 2015 budget is an election document that...
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Evangelist has warning for 50th National Prayer Breakfast

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
'Dark and dismal times' coming, because understanding of what it means to be human is being lost By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: House Speaker Andrew Scheer, left, and Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias (centre)....
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Football receiver speaks of faith journey

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Matt Dominguez surpassed 1,000 yards in his first year By Frank Flegel Prairie Messenger REGINA (CCN) Caption: Matt Dominguez / Frank Flegel / Prairie Messenger. Matt Dominguez is known throughout Saskatchewan and in Canadian Football League...
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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

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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The Catholic Press & the Catholic Press Collection

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Stories of faith need a financial boost By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic There will be a second collection during Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the Catholic press. This annual collection helps offset parishs' costs of sending The B.C. Catholic newspaper to approximately 27,000 subscribers' homes. Every parish takes it up, and unlike most collections, this collection stays within the parish,...
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