Thursday, February 20, 2014

Father Rosica speaks of Vicar of Christ's 'revolution of tenderness'

Priest says fascination with Pope Francis has taken hold worldwide
Basilian Father Thomas Rosica, CEO of Canada's Salt and Light Media Foundation, participates in a press briefing in English at the Vatican in 2013. Father Rosica was assisting Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, left, Vatican spokesman, with the daily press briefings during the conclave that elected Pope Francis. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, spoke to 90 lawyers at the Vancouver Club after the Red Mass Jan. 16. His lecture was titled, "The Franciscan Revolution: "What Benedict stored, Francis scatters." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis: Be courageous, go to confession
Pope Francis greets an elderly woman in a wheelchair during his general audience in St. Peter's Square Feb. 19. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his Wednesday audience, Pope Francis encouraged the pilgrims filling St. Peter's Square to receive the sacrament of reconciliation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Local Ukrainians react to turmoil in homeland
A man who was injured during clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police receives medical treatment inside St. Michael's Orthodox Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine, Feb. 19. Ukraine's political crisis escalated sharply, with more than two dozen people killed and scores injured in violent, often fiery battles between demonstrators and police in Kiev. CNS photo / Maks Levin, Reuters.
Local Ukrainian Catholics have held a public prayer service for Ukraine at the Alberta legislature and parishes regularly have special prayer times for Ukraine. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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