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State deputy shines spotlight on future of the Knights of Columbus

Arcie Lim grew up in the Philippines, where the order was very visible By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Arcie Lim, the

Montreal's new auxiliary bishop revealed

Marist Brothers played key role in shaping faith of Father Alain Faubert By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CNN) When Montr

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Project Advance launches 2016 fundraising campaign

Program focuses on corporal works of mercy By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: Archbishop J. Michael Mil

St. Luke's opens new parish family centre

Building project took 10 months to complete By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic MAPLE RIDGE Caption: Former St. Luke's p

Local

Assistants called to be envoys of mercy

Monday, 25 April 2016
Secretaries are missionaries By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sister John Mary Sullivan, FSE, (left) talks with parish secretaries April 13, after urging all administrative assistants to be ambassadors of mercy....
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Dynamic group says 'be bold, be Catholic'

Sunday, 24 April 2016
Star of the Sea to host popular speaker By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic WHITE ROCK Caption: Allen Hunt A U.S. group that has gained popularity in the Lower Mainland is going to return for another...
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Knights state deputy discusses his job

Saturday, 23 April 2016
Arcie Lim is the first Filipino state deputy for B.C. and Yukon By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Arcie Lim, the state deputy for the B.C. and Yukon Knights of Columbus, talked to The...
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Op-Ed

Pope laments the family crisis and distorted media coverage

- Saturday, 23 April 2016

Pope laments the family crisis and distorted media coverage BY C.S. MORRISSEY Dr. C.S. Morrissey speaks on Monday, April 25, on the topic of Body and Soul: God, Me, and Evolutionary Biology along with Fr. Rob Allore and Dr. David Klassen at the Vancouver Art Gallery Cafe for Catholic After Hours. Doors open at 6:15pm. “When I convoked the first synod, the great concern of the majority of the media was communion for the divorced and remarried, and, since I am not a saint, this bothered me, and then made me sad,” said Pope Francis as he expressed frustration with the media coverage of his Apostolic...
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Reflections on 'Amoris Laetitia'

- Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Integration requires conversion By Carl Bunderson Washington, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) Reflecting on Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family), two professors at the John Paul II Institute emphasized the close ties between integration and conversion, as well as the importance of the Church's established teaching. Amoris Laetitia, released April 8, is the conclusion of...
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Canadian

Concern expressed about soon-to-be available abortion drug

Wednesday, 27 April 2016
'Pill combination can fail; side effects are serious': Johanne Brownrigg By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Johanne Brownrigg. Deborah Gyapong (CCN). Health Canada expects to make an abortion drug available in July. The news has...
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Pro-life MPs face quandary in dealing with euthanasia and assisted suicide bill

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Parliament has only until June 6 to pass legislation By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Conservative MP Michael Cooper responded to Bill C-14 at a news conference after it was tabled. Deborah Gyapong (CCN). Though...
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CCODP joins NGOs calling for food security

Monday, 25 April 2016
Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace wants to find solutions together By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Josianne Gauthier of Development and Peace and moderator Catherine Clark participating at a panel discussion launching...
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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

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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