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Abortion debate attracts 130 students

Some participants report the discussion changed their minds By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic BURNABY Cap

The Church isn't static, she's a pilgrim on a journey, Pope says

The Church is not an end in herself, but the 'seed and beginning' of what will be experienced in heaven By Elise Harri

Work involving making or fixing things has a wider cultural significance

Things that used to be fixable are no longer so By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Matthew Crawford, author of Shop Cl

Cross-Canada conversation narrows in on Sabbath

Three busy people log in for online conference to share ways to make room for Sunday rest By Agnieszka Krawczynski The

Tiny health clinic plans expansion

Space is tight in 'one-stop-shop' for breast cancer diagnosis By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Imelda Vil

Local

Troubled teen turned actor will tell harrowing story

Monday, 24 November 2014
Man Up! production shares testimonies based on the lives of four at-risk youths By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Dzinh Nguyen (centre) lacked adult role models and became steeped in gang life by...
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Oregon doctor unmasks assisted suicide

Sunday, 23 November 2014
Physicians claim depression motivates many patients to seek lethal solutions By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic A doctor from Oregon painted a bleak picture of the rising assisted suicide debate during a visit to...
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Ecumenical singers to join voices for Advent concert

Saturday, 22 November 2014
Multi-faith concert to ring out Dec. 7 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: The Fatima Ecumenical Choir includes vocalists from Anglican, Catholic, and United Churches as well as the Church of Jesus Christ...
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Op-Ed

Chemist posits a sterilized world in 2050

- Monday, 24 November 2014

Birth control pill inventor suggests an end to abortion and sex By Malin Jordan Embryologist Ric Ross removes a vial of frozen embryos from a storage tank at the Smotrich IVF Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., in this 2007 file photo. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker / CNS) Headlines are peculiar things: engaging, evocative, sensational, sometimes half-truths, but all designed to hook the reader. When a headline is boring, jarring, exasperating, or vexing, a reader will leave the page without reading the article. An online headline grabbed me in a flash last week: Abortion (and sex for procreation)...
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Rely on God when grieving the loss of a little one

- Friday, 21 November 2014

Heartbreak brings you closer to heaven Anna Eastland received this double heart pendant from a social worker at the hospital when she lost Josephine. (Photo submitted) By Anna Eastland Special to The B.C. Catholic So many mothers and fathers suffer the loss of a baby through miscarriage in relative silence, and are left to heal alone. I have always thought we should support them more, and encourage them to share their stories. Little did I know that after five healthy births we would suddenly...
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Canadian

Ottawa's bishops comment on the recent extraordinary synod on the family

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Archbishop Prendergast decries what Pope Benedict called 'Dictatorship of Relativism' By Deborah GyapongOttawa Auxiliary Bishop Christian Riesbeck spoke on the recent synod on the family to the Ottawa Catholic Teacher's Guild Nov.19 and to The Family Conference at Dominican University College Nov. 21. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).Ottawa Auxiliary Bishop Christian Riesbeck spoke on the recent synod on the family to the Ottawa Catholic Teacher's Guild Nov.19...
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CNEWA appears before Commons foreign affairs committee

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Organization focuses on helping Christians, director says, because they are the focus of hatred By Deborah GyapongCarl Hetu, national director of CNEWA Canada, in Ottawa Nov. 20.Carl Hetu, national director of CNEWA Canada, in Ottawa Nov. 20. OTTAWA (CCN) Representatives from the Catholic Near...
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Catholic Muslim Forum offered practical way forward

Monday, 24 November 2014
ISIS not representative of Islam, meeting told By Deborah GyapongPope Benedict XVI offers a gift to a Muslim cleric as he visits the Blue Mosque in Istanbul in this Nov. 30, 2006, file photo. It was only the second time a Pope had entered a mosque. CNS photo / Patrick Hertzog, pool via Reuters.Pope Benedict XVI offers a gift to a Muslim cleric as he visits the Blue Mosque in Istanbul in this Nov. 30, 2006,...
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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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