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Pro-life groups discuss 'true compassion'

Speakers urge those against assisted suicide to spend time with elderly, disabled By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Ca

Euthanasia could soon end lives of 11-12,000 each year

Margaret Somerville warns of the situation in the Netherlands and Belgium By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption:

Grieving mother feels comforted by Virgin Mary

Oily walls seen as a sign of God's care for refugees By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sanaa Ramo

Millions turn out for Eucharistic Congress in the Philippines

Pope Francis sends a video message CEBU, Philippines (CNA/EWTN News) Massive crowds estimated in the millions took

Cardinal opposes euthanasia before assisted-dying committee

Subtle pressure will be felt by the vulnerable, archbishop says By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Cardinal T

Forty Hours devotion hosted by each parish

The Eucharist is the source of life, faith, and spirituality, says Fr. Nguyen By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption


Expert to promote heart health

Tuesday, 02 February 2016
Chairman of First Nations Health Authority in Heart Health launches new project By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Jeff Reading (back row, second from left), is the chairman of a new research project...

Priest and politician study Laudato Si' after Paris

Monday, 01 February 2016
Encyclical and climate summit had positive effects, say Father Rob Allore and MP Joyce Murray By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Liberal MP Joyce Murray takes questions on the climate change summit in...

Carmelite found calling at vocations meeting

Sunday, 31 January 2016
Sister Maria Soledad Morales, CMT, was the baby of the family By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sister Maria Soledad Morales (second from left) cuts a celebratory cake alongside her fellow Teresian Carmelites,...


Stations of the Cross succeeds where Revenant fails

- Saturday, 30 January 2016

In the end, Stations of the Cross succeeds where The Revenant fails BY C.S. MORRISSEY Pope Francis meets with Leonardo DiCaprio, the star of the movie The Revenant. (Photo credit: L'Osservatore Romano) [Warning: SPOILER ALERT — The ending of the film The Revenant is discussed in the following article.] Survival against all odds in the wilderness: it’s a powerful theme, and watching its depiction in The Revenant is an engrossing experience. In a remarkable way, the camera places us immediately in the...

Loving addicts can be harder than loving murderers

- Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Real love involves taking the long way around By Jenna McDonald In order to help free addicts from addiction, one must integrate into a community, Jenna McDonald writes. (Photo: BCC Archives) We all know people who are difficult to love. Throwing addiction into the mix brings love and mercy to a whole new level. This degree of love takes divine intervention. When we encounter an addict, we try to love them using the tools we have accumulated through our human experience. These tools fail...


Bishops ask chance to express the truth about 'assisted death'

Thursday, 04 February 2016
CCCB wants to appear before parliamentary committee By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Spanish Missionary of Charity Sister Paul supports a patient in 2009 at the House for the Dying in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In...

Second New Evangelization Summit gearing up

Wednesday, 03 February 2016
Talks will be livestreamed to 20 satellite loctions April 15-16 By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Worship at last year's New Evangelization Summit. Deborah Gyapong (CCN). When Michael Dopp and his team organized last year's...

Anglican Communion sanctions Episcopalians

Tuesday, 02 February 2016
Primate has been suspended from decision-making, but has not been expelled By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, spiritual leader of the Anglican Communion, speaks with protesters on the...


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?...


Enduring Servants - The Permanent Diaconate

- Thursday, 28 January 2016

Sixteen permanent deacons who made history in the Archdiocese of Vancouver have just found out how they will serve the local church. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, gave them their assignments one month after their ordination Mass. Never before had so many men been ordained at one time in Holy Rosary Cathedral. “It’s a tremendous boost to the life of the archdiocese,...






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