Monday, October 7, 2013

Prelates echo refrain for accountability

Bishop John Corriveau impressed by aboriginal commitment to rebuild families
Bishop Gary Gordon of Whitehorse carves a piece of cedar in the PNE Agrodome Sept. 18. "I've been involved in this whole process of reconciliation for 25 years," he commented. Four other B.C. bishops attended the first day of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission event in Vancouver. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Five Catholic bishops brought unique, straightforward, and apologetic points of view to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Sept. 18-21 in Vancouver. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Pope shares desire to guide Church to humble service, dialogue
In a recent interview, Pope Francis shared his vision of a poor, missionary Church that dialogues with the world and serves the needs of the people, as well as his hope for a Roman Curia that is less "Vatican-centric." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Orthodox Coptic bishop addresses bishops at plenary
Coptic Orthodox Archbishop Mina shared the plight of Copts and other Christians in Egypt with Canada's Catholic Bishops Sept. 23. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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