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Catholic schools install earthquake sensors, alarms

Underground devices fitted at 21 locations, 46 schools linked to early warning system By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C

Pope Francis to Albanian youth: where you exist, there is hope

Pontiff remarks on the number of young people he sees on the streets Tirana, Albania Catholic News Agency After cel

Catholics urged to support national dementia strategy

Husband of a victim says the problem is growing as the population ages By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) An Ottawa Ca

Kathleen Claire performs concerts in B.C.

Prairie singer-songwriter tours western Canada By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic A prairie-born singer-son

Pets to be blessed at St. Clare's

Gifts of pet food and equipment will be sent to animal shelter By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic COQUITLAM God d

Local

Short trip to B.C. left footprints on the hearts of many

Saturday, 27 September 2014
30th anniversary of St. John Paul II's visit to Vancouver remembered By Meghan Chen The B.C. Catholic Thirty years have passed since St. John Paul II first set foot on Canadian soil, but his...
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Parishes take abuse prevention to the next level

Friday, 26 September 2014
Archdiocese brings in resources for parents, children, ministry leaders, from Texas-based group By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: Members of the Texas-based group Praesidium pause for a picture at the Vatican. Praesidium works...
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Pro-life group faces vandalism, theft

Thursday, 25 September 2014
Club has faced opposition after hosting the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and Choice Chain By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Three fetal models, like the ones pictured here, were stolen from the...
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Op-Ed

History vindicates Pope's Regensburg address

- Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Benedict XVI explored two questions with 'scholarly precision' By George Weigel Pope Benedict XVI waves to pilgrims after a Mass on Islinger Field near Regensburg, Germany, in 2006. (Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters / CNS) On the evening of Sept. 12, 2006, my wife and I were dining in Krakow with Polish friends when an agitated Italian Vaticanista (pardon the redundancy in adjectives) called, demanding to know what I thought of Zees crazee speech of zee Pope about zee Muslims. That was my first hint that...
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The Giver escapes from dystopia via the path of beauty

- Saturday, 20 September 2014

The Giver flees from a totalitarian society via beauty BY C.S. MORRISSEY Pop music star Taylor Swift plays Rosemary, the daughter of The Giver, in the film based on Lois Lowry's novel. The theme of family as bulwark against oppression is illustrated by the film’s narrative, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Getty Images/Laurel Lead) When Pope Francis visited South Korea in August, he told the Korean Bishops to be “guardians of memory and guardians of hope.” The Giver is a remarkable cinematic parable on this very theme. The film depicts a dystopia in which the state has eradicated the natural family, replacing it with a new...
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Canadian

CCCB plenary aims at being a source of renewal for bishops

Monday, 29 September 2014
Aim is to move annual gathering away from a business model By Deborah GyapongCCCB President Archbishop Durocher in procession to Notre Dame de Grace for the Pontifical MAss Sept. 14 marking the parish's 350th anniversary. Behind him is the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi and Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).CCCB President Archbishop Durocher in procession to Notre Dame de Grace for the Pontifical MAss Sept. 14 marking the...
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Canadian charities help Filipinos rebuild

Sunday, 28 September 2014
Thousands still living in tents, ships, schools By Michael SwanWith the assistance of CCODP, government agencies, and other aid organizations, a massive rebuilding effort is underway in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan devastated the nation 10 months ago. Arthur Peters / Catholic Register / CCN.With the assistance of CCODP, government agencies, and other aid organizations, a massive rebuilding effort is underway in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan devastated...
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Christopher West explains how desire leads us to God

Saturday, 27 September 2014
Misdirected desire at the 'root of the culture of death' By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Hundreds packed an Ottawa church Sept. 20 to hear Christopher West speak on St. John Paul II's Theology of...
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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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