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Morally-sound stem cell initiative expands in Chinese communities

Archbishop encourages Vancouver priests to welcome OtherHalf By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Bi

Fighting for the poor doesn't make me Communist. it makes me Catholic: Pope

Pontiff says the world has forgotten God and so become ‘an orphan’ By Elise Harris Vatican City (CNA) P

Bioethics expert urges pro-lifers to modify language

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Lawyer asks laity to tutor others on enshrined rights

Erinn Broshko, a federal Conservative nominee, laments society's loss of respect for religion By Alistair Burns The B.

Musical will help benefit underprivileged children

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Archbishop asks doctors to nurture each other at work

Monday, 27 October 2014
Annual White Mass attracts 100 medical personnel; two awards given at reception By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Archbishop Miller stands with Sally Wong (left), who accepted an award on behalf of her...
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Leaders talk time, talent, and treasure

Sunday, 26 October 2014
Give more to the youth: vice-chancellor By Agnieszka Krawczynski Caption: Several of the 14 Vancouverites who attended a stewardship conference in Florida this month stand for a photo: Ronald Siy (left), John...
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Historian takes charge at Catholic colleges

Saturday, 25 October 2014
Dr. Peter Meehan thanks God, family, and faculty for opportunity on the West Coast By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, sits alongside Dr. Peter Meehan, the new president...
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Op-Ed

It was an extraordinary synod, indeed

- Friday, 24 October 2014

Six ways these meetings were out of the ordinary By George Weigel Pope Francis attends the morning session on the final day of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 18. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) According to Vatican-speak, a specially scheduled session of the Synod of Bishops is an extraordinary synod, meaning not an ordinary synod; othey are held every three years or so. In the case of the recently-completed extraordinary synod of 2014, extraordinary things did happen, in the Oh, wow! sense...
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Hildebrand deployed philosophy in battle against Hitler

- Saturday, 18 October 2014

Hildebrand deployed philosophy in battle against Hitler BY C.S. MORRISSEY “That damned Hildebrand is the greatest obstacle for National Socialism in Austria. No one causes more harm,” fumed Franz von Papen, the Nazi ambassador to Austria, who proposed to Hitler a plan to assassinate Hitler’s public enemy number one. Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889–1977) was a German Roman Catholic philosopher opposed to the Nazis from...
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Canadian

Catholic entities have faced discrimination from TRC, says director

Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Religious orders or dioceses were involved in over 70 per cent of the Indian Residential Schools By Deborah GyapongNative American prayer leaders offer individual blessings during a healing service July 25 at the annual Tekakwitha Conference in Fargo, N.D. Native American Catholics were urged to become  warriors  in the effort to preserve their endangered languages. There are 191 native languages in the U.S. and 87 in Canada that are endangered or already extinct, according to a UNESCO online atlas. CNS photo / Nancy Wiechec.Native American prayer leaders offer individual blessings during a healing service July 25 at...
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Experts warn terrorism likely to increase

Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Faith leaders urge Christian response By Deborah GyapongThe War Memorial has been covered with flowers, wreaths, candles, stuffed animals, baseball caps, letters and other mementos in honor of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo who was shot and killed by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Oct. 22. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.The War Memorial has been covered with flowers, wreaths, candles, stuffed animals, baseball caps, letters and other mementos in honor of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo who...
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Latin for everybody, including children

Monday, 27 October 2014
Priest says words and actions of the older Roman Mass have a particular power to arouse devotion and reverence By James BuchokBishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh blesses necklaces with small wooden crosses that were distributed to the congregation at a Latin-rite Mass Sept. 13 at St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church in Pittsburgh. CNS photo / Chuck Austin, Pittsburgh Catholic.Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh blesses necklaces with small wooden...
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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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