Thursday, April 24, 2014

Some aborted babies burned to generate electricity

Health Ministry washes its hands of disposal of fetal tissue in Oregon waste-to-energy plant
Rachel's Garden at the Gardens of Gethsemani in south Surrey provides a place to pray for and remember children who have died before birth. BCC file photo.
The remains of British Columbia's aborted and miscarried children are ending up in an Oregon waste-to-power plant, likely mixed with everyday trash, incinerated to provide electricity to the people of Marion County. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Resurrection pours 'fresh hope' on the world, Pope reflects
A nun holds an image of Jesus carved onto wood as Pope Francis leads his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 23. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis emphasized the certainty of Christ's presence in the world today, noting that His Resurrection invites us to reject sin and open ourselves to joy and hope. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Divine Mercy Rosary DVD released on Divine Mercy Sunday
Angelina and Dennis Girard with their Divine Mercy Rosary DVD and poster. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Dennis Girard has come a long way since he blocked a Marian grotto with a big white cross on the property of the Christian retreat centre he ran in the early 2000s. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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