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Newman Association hosts frank lecture on improper relationships

Sister Nuala Kenny shares her insights on causes of sexual abuse By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Siste

Sculptor begins crafting papal statue

Archbishop chooses Louise Solecki Weir to create 9-foot likeness By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption

Colorado senate considers 'extraordinarily broad' abortion bill

Bill's definition of 'reproductive health care' would create 'fundamental right' to anything defined as such By Kevin J

COLF challenges 'big lie' abortion is 'good for women'

More than half of aborted babies are female By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) In its annual message marking the Natio

Artist returns after 34 years to restore work

Andre Prevost approached his writing in prayer as he repaired St. Edmund's icons By Alistair Burns NORTH VANCOUVER (BC

British woman appointed by Pope to head Pontifical Academy

Latest president was a founding member when it was established in 1994 By Kerri Lenartowick VATICAN CITY Pope Franc

Local

Students collect 50 jackets for third annual drive at St. Paul's Hospital

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Many will be warmer and drier on wet or cold days in the coming months By Mary Gallop Special to The B.C. Catholic Caption: Brandon Biln, one of the coordinators of volunteer resources at...
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Two schools stand against hunger

Monday, 14 April 2014
More than a symbolic gesture of harmony: over $1,100 raised By Alan Charlton The B.C. Catholic Caption: St. Thomas Aquinas and Notre Dame student bands teamed up to raise funds for Catholic Charities' The...
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Parish program dishes out more meals

Sunday, 13 April 2014
Guardian Angels Parish served more than 37,000 sandwiches in 2013 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic A parish in Vancouver's West End is serving an increasing number of lunches to the city's needy. Volunteers...
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Op-Ed

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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Is human life at odds with the earth?

- Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Director sees procreation as means of redemption By Jeremy Wiebe Jennifer Connelly and Russell Crowe star in a scene from the movie Noah. (Photo: Paramount / CNS) Director Daren Aranofsky has described Noah as the least biblical Bible film ever made. It might be more accurate to say that it is the least Christological Bible film ever made. Aranofsky does not read the Noah of Genesis through the lens of the apostolic writing of the New Testament, in which...
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Canadian

Jim Flaherty dead at 64

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Tributes pour in for former Finance Minister By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Tributes poured in for former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who died suddenly at the age of 64 on April 10, only...
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Senate Speaker recalls encounters with Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Kinsella believes John XXIII 'inspired' to call the Second Vatican Council By Deborah GyapongA mosaic on the wall of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome shows Blessed John XXIII, who convened the Second Vatican Council in 1962. It was there that Pope John announced he was going to call an ecumenical council. CNS photo / ANSA, EPA.A mosaic on the wall of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome shows Blessed John...
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Pope John XXIII remembered chiefly for calling the Second Vatican Council

Monday, 14 April 2014
His simplicity endeared him to many By Deborah GyapongA tapestry bearing the likeness of Blessed John XXIII hangs from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica during his beatification ceremony at the Vatican in this Sept. 3, 2000, file photo. CNS photo / Filippo Monteforte, EPA.A tapestry bearing the likeness of Blessed John XXIII hangs from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica during his beatification ceremony at the Vatican...
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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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