Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Laval professor lectures on the generational divide

Dr. Elaine Champagne ponders: what are youth looking for in their lives? How can adults help them?
Dr. Champagne recalls the first chapter of the Gospel of John, when Jesus asks His disciples, "What are you looking for?" a question relevant for youth today. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
A Laval University professor asked a group of catechism teachers and lay Dominicans to reflect on profound questions from the perspective of youth. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Cardinal Muller warns against adapting Church from Christ's way
Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, left centre, joins other prelates during the celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi outside the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome June 4. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Cardinal Gerhard Muller has spoken out firmly against trying to adapt the Church's teaching to today's often pagan lifestyles, saying such an approach introduces subjectivism and arbitrariness. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Vanier Institute of the Family turns 50
Mary Gordon, founder of "Roots of Empathy," was one of the speakers on a panel about love at the 50th anniversary conference of the Vanier Institute of the Family. She said children's needs do not change, even if the shape of the family does.
The Vanier Institute of the Family marked its 50th anniversary June 10-11th with a conference that revealed how much society and notions of family have changed in five decades. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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