Thursday, April 16, 2015

CWL provincial convention will be June 11-13

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Catholic Women's League to vote on six new resolutions
Barbara Dowding, CWL's national president, is pictured visiting Juno Beach Centre Nov. 11 to view the league's plaque and participate in Remembrance Day. Photo submitted.
Women from B.C. and the Yukon will vote on six new resolutions they hope to bring to the federal government's attention. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Turkey protests to the Holy See
Pope Francis looks on after greeting Armenian Catholic Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni during an April 12 Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. CNS photo / Tony Gentile, Reuters.
Pope Francis's comments on the extermination of Armenian Christians in early 20th century Turkey prompted a strongly worded criticism from the Turkish Foreign Ministry and led to the withdrawal of Turkey's ambassador to the Holy See. But what's the full story? For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Put a price on carbon, religious investors say
Trees line the banks of a creek along the Pomeroon River in the interior of Guyana in this March 18 photo. The Catholic Church supports the efforts of scientists to study the causes and effects of climate change and insists governments and says businesse s must get serious about specific commitments for protecting the environment. CNS photo / Bob Roller.
Religious congregations and faith groups from across Canada have urged Canada's finance minister to put a price on carbon emissions to combat climate change. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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