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Tiny health clinic plans expansion

Space is tight in 'one-stop-shop' for breast cancer diagnosis By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic A tight-kn

Expert on the papacy navigates Evangelii Gaudium

Archbishop emphasizes the call to New Evangelization By Michele Baker DALLAS, Tex. North Texas Catholic One of the

CNEWA appears before Commons foreign affairs committee

Organization focuses on helping Christians, director says, because they are the focus of hatred By Deborah Gyapong OTT

Troubled teen turned actor will tell harrowing story

Man Up! production shares testimonies based on the lives of four at-risk youths By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Cath

Oregon doctor unmasks assisted suicide

Physicians claim depression motivates many patients to seek lethal solutions By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholi

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Ecumenical singers to join voices for Advent concert

Saturday, 22 November 2014
Multi-faith concert to ring out Dec. 7 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: The Fatima Ecumenical Choir includes vocalists from Anglican, Catholic, and United Churches as well as the Church of Jesus Christ...
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Restorative Justice Week

Friday, 21 November 2014
Inmates to talk ways to heal relationships By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Maureen Donegan. A local prison ministry will be drawing attention to the needs of inmates during Restorative Justice Week, Nov. 16-23....
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Men's hostel opens extreme weather beds

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Downtown shelter unfurls extra bedrolls for the homeless By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Scott Small. The men's hostel at 150 Robson St. opened its Extreme Weather Response beds for the first time...
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Op-Ed

Chemist posits a sterilized world in 2050

- Monday, 24 November 2014

Birth control pill inventor suggests an end to abortion and sex By Malin Jordan Embryologist Ric Ross removes a vial of frozen embryos from a storage tank at the Smotrich IVF Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., in this 2007 file photo. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker / CNS) Headlines are peculiar things: engaging, evocative, sensational, sometimes half-truths, but all designed to hook the reader. When a headline is boring, jarring, exasperating, or vexing, a reader will leave the page without reading the article. An online headline grabbed me in a flash last week: Abortion (and sex for procreation)...
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Rely on God when grieving the loss of a little one

- Friday, 21 November 2014

Heartbreak brings you closer to heaven Anna Eastland received this double heart pendant from a social worker at the hospital when she lost Josephine. (Photo submitted) By Anna Eastland Special to The B.C. Catholic So many mothers and fathers suffer the loss of a baby through miscarriage in relative silence, and are left to heal alone. I have always thought we should support them more, and encourage them to share their stories. Little did I know that after five healthy births we would suddenly...
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Catholic Muslim Forum offered practical way forward

Monday, 24 November 2014
ISIS not representative of Islam, meeting told By Deborah GyapongPope Benedict XVI offers a gift to a Muslim cleric as he visits the Blue Mosque in Istanbul in this Nov. 30, 2006, file photo. It was only the second time a Pope had entered a mosque. CNS photo / Patrick Hertzog, pool via Reuters.Pope Benedict XVI offers a gift to a Muslim cleric as he visits the Blue Mosque in Istanbul in this Nov. 30, 2006,...
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Pro-family groups support Barbaric Cultural Practices Act

Sunday, 23 November 2014
Government stand has upset some people By Deborah GyapongAn indigenous woman shares tea with a white woman, in a practice common to the two cultures. CNS photo / Paul Jeffrey.An indigenous woman shares tea with a white woman, in a practice common to the two cultures. CNS photo / Paul Jeffrey. OTTAWA (CCN) The Catholic...
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'Consultation' no consultation

Saturday, 22 November 2014
Survey of small hand-picked group will not give a true picture The Catholic RegisterTwo young people lead a presentation on abstinence and the theology of the body at a high school. A study published in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine showed that young teens given an abstinence-only message were significantly more likely to delay having sex than those who received a more comprehensive sex education. CNS photo / Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic.Two young people lead a presentation on abstinence and the theology of the body at a high school. A...
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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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