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Carney star to become Tar Heel

U.S. recruiter noticed local high-school student's lacrosse talent By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic COQUITLAM Caption

New ministry starts up in the Downtown Eastside

Full-time Catholic Street Missionaries aim to serve the homeless, prostituted, and drug-addicted By Agnieszka Krawczyns

Pope Francis will not visit Canada in 2017

Trip under consideration for 2018 or 2019 By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, the ap

More guidance on euthanasia

Atlantic bishops stress pastoral care By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Bishop Claude Champagne of Edmundsto

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Pro-life speaker creates documentary

Schadenberg motivated by lack of media coverage on the dangers of euthanasia By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic NORTH VANC


Fundraiser to raise money for conference

Sunday, 04 December 2016
Deaf community to host event through a Christmas dinner By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic BURNABY Caption: Olav Naas has a conversation with Sister Glenys Symons in this 2009 file photo. She is the Archdiocese...

Local artist recounts battle against pornography

Saturday, 03 December 2016
His son showed him how to trust God and seek forgiveness through the sacrament of confession By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Stephen Unser works on some iconography at his home studio. His...

Archbishop says God invented liturgy

Friday, 02 December 2016
About 200 attend conference on 'making every Sunday matter' By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic PORT COQUITLAM Caption: Keynote speaker Father Samuel Weber, OSB. The Liturgy was invented by God, not human beings, said Archbishop J....


Philosopher notes objective beauty needs defence

- Friday, 09 December 2016

Philosopher notes objective beauty needs defence BY C.S. MORRISSEY The plight of refugees can be an occasion for contemplating the objectivity of beauty, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo credit: Is the cliché true? Is beauty always “in the eye of the beholder”? Is it only a subjective experience? One of the greatest works of the great Catholic philosopher Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977) was his book Aesthetics. The first volume of this magnum opus has finally been translated into English. We can thank the Hildebrand...

Vague language devalues meaning of Christmas

- Friday, 09 December 2016

Christians must not be afraid to live faith publically by Father David Bellusci, OP Standing in a queue one morning to place an order I was examining the colourful green and red Christmas promotions and reading the seasonal heading, holiday love. I began to reflect on the two words as I know the meaning of each, holiday and...


Christian organizations intervene in ski resort case

Wednesday, 07 December 2016
First Nations' case based on religious freedom and land sacred they consider sacred By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Constitutional lawyer Albertos Polizogopoulos. Two Christian organizations intervened Dec. 1 before the Supreme Court of Canada...

CWL delegation brings resolutions to Parliament Hill

Monday, 05 December 2016
Group wants to see Canada Health Act amended to include national framework for palliative care By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: CWL delegation included resolutions chair Joan Bona, president-elect Anne-Marie Gorman, legislation chair Nancy...

Vancouver-based Boys Club Network hopes to go national

Sunday, 04 December 2016
Play depicts the complicated family relationships of a couple of the boys and some mentors By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Dzinh Nguyen looks on as Walter Mustapich explains why he and Jim Crescenzo...


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?...


Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...






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