Monday, November 24, 2014

Troubled teen turned actor will tell harrowing story

Man Up! production shares testimonies based on the lives of four at-risk youths
Dzinh Nguyen (centre) lacked adult role models and became steeped in gang life by age 15. He found a more hopeful way to live through the Boys Club Network, co-founded by Jim Crescenzo (left) and Walter Mustapich. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Four unfiltered stories of at-risk boys who turned their lives around will hit the stage this week in a play put on by the Boys Club Network. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Christians, Muslims unite for justice over couple burned in kiln
A Pakistani Christian holds a placard as he shouts slogans during a protest rally in Lahore, Pakistan. CNS photo / Mohsin Raza, Reuters.
In the two weeks after a Christian couple were killed by a Muslim mob in Pakistan, local leaders from both religions came together repeatedly to call for justice in the matter, and an end to the misuse of blasphemy allegations. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Catholic Muslim Forum offered practical way forward
Pope Benedict XVI offers a gift to a Muslim cleric as he visits the Blue Mosque in Istanbul in this Nov. 30, 2006, file photo. It was only the second time a Pope had entered a mosque. CNS photo / Patrick Hertzog, pool via Reuters.
The third Catholic Muslim Forum met in the Vatican Nov. 4-6, and offered some practical ways forward, said a Canadian Catholic delegate. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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