Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Homeless drop-in centre thanks volunteers

The Door is Open thanks 60 supporters before start of Christmas dinner rush
The Door is Open volunteers fill their plates in the dining hall where they regularly serve 400-500 meals to the homeless. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Longtime volunteers at a Downtown Eastside drop-in centre received a hearty thank-you for their work as they geared up to serve Christmas dinner Dec 25. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Author, cardinals spar over reports of conclave campaigning
The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums is pictured in this March 9, 2013, file photo, as preparations began for the conclave that elected Pope Francis. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
The 2013 papal conclave that elected Pope Francis is news again now that four cardinals have denied a new book's claim that they campaigned for Pope Francis to be elected, though the book's author has clarified the Pope himself was not a part of their supposed campaign. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Cardinal Collins addresses Parliamentarians on faith in times of crisis
MP Mark Adler and Cardinal Thomas Collins at the All-Party Interfaith National Prayer Breakfast in Centre Block's Parliamentary restaurant Dec. 2. Bernard Thibodeau / House of Commons photographer.
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto spoke to parliamentarians Dec. 2 on the importance of integrity and humility in public life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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