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St. Anthony's Parish supports nuns in Mexico

Sisters Servants of the Poor in Tarahumara receive funds for all-terrain vehicle By Agnieszka Krawczynski WEST VANCO

Priests at Mexico City Cathedral hear 5000 confessions

Many people had attended an Advent talk entitled 'Coming Home' MEXICO CITY Catholic News Agency Responding to an in

Debate over issues of sex and death dominated CCN Ottawa stories in 2014

Justin Trudeau will force all Liberal MPs to vote in favour of abortion By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Debate on c

'Rome Sweet Home' transforms history scholar's faith

St. Francis of Assisi parishioner credits Scott & Kimberly Hahn book for challenging him to convert By Agnieszka Kr

Parishioners raise funds to restore Our Lady icon

Father Richard Luberti, CSsR, welcomes back 'old friend' originally put in Point Grey church in 1948 By Alistair Burns

Local

Canadian football officials use Catholic school's equipment in Grey Cup, again

Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Notre Dame has now 'saved CFL's bacon twice': vice-principal By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Notre Dame Juggler head coach George Oswald (right) in 2010. His school's equipment saved the 2014 Grey Cup...
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Beloved Montreal Canadiens centre dies at 83

Monday, 15 December 2014
Jean Beliveau grew up staunchly religious, met Pope Paul VI after 10th Stanley Cup championship By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Jean Beliveau, seen in 2009, won 10 Stanley Cups with the Montreal...
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Students donate a massive food pyramid

Sunday, 14 December 2014
St. Bernadette School gives over six times its average donation By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: Grade 5 students sort 1,527 food items donated to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at...
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Op-Ed

Historians & Church debate Christ's date of birth

- Tuesday, 16 December 2014

When did it happen? By Msgr. Pedro Lopez-Gallo A girl acts as an angel in a live nativity scene. (Photo: Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier / CNS) It is difficult to identify the precise day and year of Jesus's birth. St. Luke writes that Mary and Joseph set out from Nazareth in Galilee and travelled up to Bethlehem in Judaea, in obedience to the imperial decree for a census (Lk 2:1-8). Certainly Jesus was born when Caesar Augustus was Roman emperor (30 BC...
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The truth about post-natal abortion, Xmas

- Monday, 15 December 2014

No amount of metaphor can disguise the act of killing By Malin Jordan Pro-life advocates gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 26. (Photo: Jim Bourg, Reuters / CNS) Advocates for euthanasia claim the right to death with dignity. As I wrote the other week, that is just a metaphor for death with power. Dignity comes in facing death, suffering, and transmitting the essence of one of the hardest parts of the human condition to...
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Canadian

Grade 6 students plan 'social justice' project

Thursday, 18 December 2014
Principal at first has concern about age appropriateness By Deborah GyapongConservative legislators applaud Deputy Henri Guaino after he spoke against the same-sex marriage draft law at the National Assembly in Paris January 2013. France's National Assembly was examining a bill to legalize gay marriage and give gay couples adoption rights. CNS photo / Charles Platiau, Reuters.Conservative legislators applaud Deputy Henri Guaino after he spoke against the same-sex marriage draft law at the National Assembly in Paris January...
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Montreal brings Rebuilt team to Canada

Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Three-fold strategy for parish vitality Eric DurocherIn the presence of Archbishop Christian Lepine of Montreal (right), Bishop Thomas Dowd congratulates Paul Donovan, former Loyola High School principal. Donovan received a bishop's award for his role in defending religious liberty in Canada. Photo: J. Cooper (CCN).In the presence of Archbishop Christian Lepine of Montreal (right), Bishop Thomas Dowd congratulates Paul Donovan, former Loyola High School principal. Donovan received a bishop's award...
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Toronto parish in tune with Pope on autism

Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Special Olympics program at St. Brigid's involves parish, school, and family BY MICHAEL SWANLinda Ward gives little Alessia Mussol a boost at the end of another Monday night of Special Olympics activities in the gym of St. Brigid's Catholic School in Toronto. Michael Swan / CCN.Linda Ward gives little Alessia Mussol a boost at the end of another Monday night of Special Olympics activities...
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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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