Friday, June 7, 2013

G8 meeting draws prayers

Bishops urge G8 leaders not to forget the poor in advance of U.K. meeting
A displaced woman carries home grain in Agok, a town in the contested Abyei region of South Sudan. Catholic leaders have reminded the leaders of the Group of Eight industrialized nations to protect poor people and assist developing countries when they meet in Northern Ireland in mid-June. CNS photo / Paul Jeffrey.
The president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic bishops has written Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging him not to forget the poor at the June 17-18 G8 meeting in the United Kingdom. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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