Monday, June 30, 2014

Catholic Voices co-founder looks for positive responses

Jack Valero wants ordinary lay people 'to clarify, not to battle,' when dealing with the media, public
Jack Valero (third from left) stands with the Baumann family June 10 in Vancouver. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Why was the Catholic Voices (CV) lay organization founded? This was the topic of conversation at the Crestwell Centre in Vancouver June 10. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

AP issues massive correction on Ireland child burial story
Irish abuse victim Marie Collins, left, who was assaulted as a 13-year-old by a hospital chaplain in her native Ireland, attends a 2012 vigil in Rome. She was nominated by Pope Francis to sit on the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors in March. CNS photo / Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo.
The Associated Press has retracted key claims from its reports of an Irish Catholic home for unwed mothers supposedly burying hundreds of unbaptized infants in a septic tank. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Steubenville conference will be streamed live
Students from the Austrian program of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, cheer at a papal audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Toronto's most anticipated Catholic youth conference this summer may be sold out, but teens without tickets can still get in on the action. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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