Friday, February 14, 2014

Soldiers launch 'Operation Non-Perishable'

B.C. Regiment assists The Door is Open and Sancta Maria House
Lt-Col. (ret'd) Andrew Conradi (left), the former commanding officer of the B.C. Regiment, stands with The Door Is Open manager Julia Ruggier, Cpl. Colin Canavan, and Maj. Doug Evans. Kim Bekesinski / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
For the last few years the British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own), through the initiative of a few soldiers, has asked comrades, former serving members, cadets, and friends to contribute non-perishable food items to a food bank. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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The Eucharist gives us a taste of heaven, Pope reflects
Newly married couples leave after attending Pope Francis's general audience Feb. 5. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his general audience, Pope Francis spoke on the significance of the Sacrament of the Eucharist, explaining that it is a banquet which reminds us of the eternal life to come. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Amnesty International faces backlash for draft prostitution policy
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Amnesty International is facing criticism for a draft policy that urges decriminalization of prostitution. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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