Monday, December 8, 2014

Bishop hails palliative care option

Justices to rule on Carter case
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, celebrates Mass Nov. 29. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
The Archbishop of Vancouver has asked Catholics to speak out about a credible alternative to physician-assisted suicide: palliative care. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Protect us! one archbishop pleads
Nigerian soldiers patrol the city of Jos, Nigeria, after elections in 2008. Rival ethnic and religious mobs burned homes, shops, mosques, and churches in Jos. At least 200 were killed. CNS photo / Akintunde Akinleye, Reuters.
As Nigeria's general elections draw near, the archbishop of the central city of Jos warned candidates not to put political agendas over people's safety and urged more rapid solutions to Boko Haram violence. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.
Christmas message from apostolic nuncio
To welcome and to share the abundance of God

We are just at the threshold of Christmas, a great event which - if we welcome it - is capable of changing our lives. A story by Tolstoy which I learned and owe to Pope Benedict XVI helps me to share the light and life that springs from Christmas. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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