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UPDATE – Some aborted babies burned to generate electricity

Health Ministry washes its hands of disposal of fetal tissue in Oregon waste-to-energy plant By Steve Weatherbe Specia

Resurrection pours 'fresh hope' on the world, Pope reflects

Angel's warning helps us to open ourselves to joy and to hope VATICAN CITY Catholic News Agency During his general

Divine Mercy Rosary DVD released on Divine Mercy Sunday

Contemplation aided by great art and music and many quotations By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CNN) Dennis Girard has co

EWTN tapes The Journey Home at event in Surrey

Speakers and guests focus on evangelism in the home By Agnieszka Krawczynski SURREY The B.C. Catholic Caption: Mar

Artists paint for a good cause at L'Arche's annual event

Burnaby mayor dons painter's smock at fundraiser for people with developmental disabilities By Agnieszka Krawczynski B

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Newman Association hosts frank lecture on improper relationships

Monday, 21 April 2014
Sister Nuala Kenny shares her insights on causes of sexual abuse By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sister Nuala Kenny holds her book on healing during the annual Carr Lecture April 3....
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St. Francis serves at The Door Is Open

Sunday, 20 April 2014
Most of the Catholic schools volunteer at drop-in centre By Anne-Marie Hughes Special to The B.C. Catholic Caption: Abigail Balisky and Isabela Lukawski, students at St. Francis of Assisi Elementary in Vancouver, serve sandwiches...
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Sculptor begins crafting papal statue

Saturday, 19 April 2014
Archbishop chooses Louise Solecki Weir to create 9-foot likeness By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Louise Solecki Weir's clay maquette of the Pope John Paul II statue is displayed next to a small...
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Op-Ed

Last three Popes challenged us to consider environmentalism

- Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Pope Benedict XVI nicknamed The Green Pope Jenna McDonald Workers install solar panels on top of audience hall at the Vatican in 2008. (Photo: Emanuela De Meo / Catholic Press / CNS) Environmentalism has been getting the cold shoulder in Catholic circles. Most of us can admit to feeling a bit weary when we catch wind of our local Catholic schools celebrating Earth Day with a fervency and devotion that even the school's namesake will never see on his or her feast day. Often recycling...
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Would Pope Francis give the Noah movie a thumbs up?

- Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Noah takes Scripture seriously and is very artful C.S. Morrissey It’s not the Pope’s job to review movies. But Francis has expressed a love for good films in recent interviews, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) Russell Crowe, star of the Noah film, attended Pope Francis’ weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square on March 19 in Vatican City. CBS News reported that Crowe shook hands with the Pope. Crowe tweeted that he had received his blessing. Before it happened, the media reported the event as a cheesy attempt to...
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Canadian

24 Hours of Mercy a blessing for Hamilton

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Cathedral remained opened for two full rotations of the clock By Evan BoudreauA clergyman hears confession from Pope Francis during a penitential liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 28. Pope Francis surprised his liturgical adviser by going to confession during the service. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.A clergyman hears confession from Pope Francis during a penitential liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 28....
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Pro-life, pro-family protestors arrested at University of Regina

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Tom Schuck to represent two men charged with mischief By Deborah GyapongAnti-gay activist William Whatcott walks during a break in hearings at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa in 2011. Whatcott was charged with promoting hate after distributing flyers in Saskatchewan condemning homosexual activity. CNS photo / Chris Wattie, Reuters.Anti-gay activist William Whatcott walks during a break in hearings at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa in 2011. Whatcott...
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Quebec Liberal victory shows greater openness to religious voters, observers say

Monday, 21 April 2014
Push for euthanasia cuts across party lines By Deborah GyapongPeople cheer at the Quebec Liberal leader Philippe Couillard's provincial election rally headquarters in St. Felicien, Que. April 7. CNS photo / Mathieu Belanger, Reuters.People cheer at the Quebec Liberal leader Philippe Couillard's provincial election rally headquarters in St. Felicien, Que. April 7. CNS photo / Mathieu...
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Sports

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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Youngster aspires to become soccer pro

Friday, 18 October 2013
St. Helen's parishioner accepts invitation to train at Italian academy By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic After seven years of passing and shooting in Burnaby and New Westminster, soccer player Damiano Pecile, a St....
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Special

Jesus and Salvation: A Lenten Reflection

- Thursday, 17 April 2014

Click to read the documentDoes our world need to be saved from its present plight? Few would deny that our world is dislocated, fragmented, threatened with a global economic collapse, prone to systemic violence and a widening gap between those who have too much and those who have too little, in sum incapable of dealing with the most crucial issues before it. This disorder writ...
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