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Gold-laden crucifix adorns new pastoral centre

Icon writer modelled sacred artwork on religious pieces from the Romanesque period By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. C

Tears for Farkhunda after her murder

Catholics join fury over savage killing of Afghan woman By Adelaide Mena and Matt Hadro KABUL, Afghanistan (CNA) Ca

Mothers not always left free to choose

Women with multiple pregnancies from IVF pressured to abort some fetuses, says psychologist By Deborah Gyapong GATINEA

Funerals serve as opportunity for a proper farewell

Rites for Catholics must be celebrated in the parish church By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: At Kearney

Memorial fund honours father

Man gave life for his child with Down syndrome PHILADELPHIA, Pa. Catholic News Agency Caption: Thomas Vander Woude.

Link between abortion and contraception indisputable, says COLF speaker

Contraception an attempt to solve a problem that is not in our hands: theology director By Deborah Gyapong GATINEAU, Q

Local

Notre Dame teacher's 80th birthday trek goes viral

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Alan Charlton reflects on his discovery of Catholicism six decades ago during 20 km seawall walk By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Alan Charlton, a teacher at Notre Dame for 50 years, waves...
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Philosophers lay out boundaries of free speech

Monday, 23 March 2015
Professors say Charlie Hebdo magazine producers do not pass free speech test By Agnieszka Krawczynski LANGLEY The B.C. Catholic Caption: Philosophy professors Grant Havers (left) and Chris Morrissey agree that freedom of speech should have...
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Group puts world's worries in abeyance to meditate

Sunday, 22 March 2015
Taize services at Sacred Heart Parish include icons, Scripture-based hymns, and silent prayer By Alistair Burns DELTA The B.C. Catholic Caption: Dominican Sisters Mary Magdalen Coughlin (left) and Dominic Maria Lenz, with the cross they...
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Op-Ed

Novel treats human trafficking in symphonic tale of abuse and healing

- Saturday, 28 March 2015

Novel treats human trafficking in symphonic tale of abuse and healing BY C.S. MORRISSEY Although his new novel is about human trafficking, the philosopher Roger Scruton also contemplates the disappearance of Christian civilization in The Disappeared, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: roger-scruton.com) The Disappeared is an apparently straightforward title for his new novel. But the writer and philosopher Roger Scruton has created a radiantly beautiful aesthetic whole in which there is even more going on than initially meets the mind’s eye. The novel is set in present-day Yorkshire and weaves together a...
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The Middle East needs peace, not more war

- Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Some children in Jordan have only known war By Carl Hetu A displaced Syrian girl finds temporary shelter at a school in Damascus, Syria, Feb. 23. (Photo: Youssef Badawi, EPA / CNS) The history books will remember 2014 as a devastating year for people of the Middle East. The Syrian Civil War, now considered the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II, counts 3 million refugees and 7 million persons displaced. The Islamic State emerged from Syria to take the Iraqi city of Mosul and,...
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Canadian

Victory for religious freedom welcomed

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Supreme Court's Loyola decision hailed by Catholic parent By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Catholic parent John Zucchi and Loyola High School principal Paul Donovan both welcomed the Supreme Court's decision as a victory...
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L'Arche founder wins prestigious honour

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Jean Vanier, 86, awarded Templeton prize for his compassionate work By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Jean Vanier. The international community has recognized Jean Vanier's unceasing efforts to provide care for the disabled and...
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#No2Trudeau campaign decries Liberal leader's abortion stand

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Movement aims to sway public opinion before federal election By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Campaign Life Coalition's Alissa Golob speaks to the Vancouver audience during a nation-wide tour that will run until...
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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

The Catholic Press & the Catholic Press Collection

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Stories of faith need a financial boost By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic There will be a second collection during Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the Catholic press. This annual collection helps offset parishs' costs of sending The B.C. Catholic newspaper to approximately 27,000 subscribers' homes. Every parish takes it up, and unlike most collections, this collection stays within the parish,...
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Building New Beginnings

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, breaks ground at the new location for the John Paul II Pastoral Centre Aug. 29, 2013.Archdiocesan offi ces to move south to Cambie area After a decade of conversations and long-term planning, the Archdiocese of Vancouver’s offices will soon move out of the downtown core and into a new building near Queen Elizabeth Park. “We’ve known for a long time that the building was no longer suitable for use as the administrative headquarters of the archdiocese,” said Paul...
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