Friday, May 24, 2013

Survivors describe grief in 'Aftermath of Murder'

Video series captures stories of loss due to homicide and it gives back to those still suffering
Christopher Ducharme, founder of B.C. Victims of Homicide, and Jo-Ann Turner-Crean, past president of the B.C. Bereavement Helpline, say they recognized the need to provide support for people coping with the death of a loved one. Photo contributed to BCC.
Cristina Pastia didn't know the goodbye she exchanged with her parents before they left on a vacation to Romania four years ago would be the last time she saw them alive. The day she was to pick up her parents at the airport, Pastia learned they had died. Police who found their bodies in a hotel believed it to be a murder-suicide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Other stories recently posted to the site include:
A new study on income-splitting shows how different family types can achieve tax fairness, so that families with the same income, whether made by one or two earners, will pay the same amount of tax. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

A Houston doctor is under investigation on charges that he performed illegal late-term abortions after former employees alleged that several babies were born alive and then killed in gruesome ways. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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