Monday, May 5, 2014

Pro-lifers to rally once again in Victoria

March for Life comprised 2,000 pro-lifers last year

Thousands of Canadians will take to the streets May 8 in a cross-country effort to show their opposition to the lack of laws against abortion. This will be the sixth year pro-lifers in B.C. have marched to the legislature in Victoria. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Italy's March for Life draws global participation

Tens of thousands of pro-life demonstrators took part in the third annual national March for Life in Rome in 2013. CNS photo / Robert Duncan.
The fourth annual March for Life held in Rome May 4 drew attendees from across Italy, Europe, and the United States. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CWL wants to butt out flavoured tobacco for children
An original tobacco barn is seen near the reconstruction of a 1667 brick chapel in St. Mary's City, Md., in the Chesapeake Bay region. In those days tobacco was just tobacco, but now it is sometimes flavoured, which appeals to children. CNS photo / Bob Roller.
The popularity of flavoured tobacco is increasing the risk of youth developing a dangerous and lasting addiction to tobacco products. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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