Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Not expected to live, boy defies doctors' predictions

Father calls his son's birth a miracle, testifies to value of unborn
Mohsen Sithole holds his son, Ethan, at his home in Coquitlam. Doctors had predicted the boy would not survive to birth because of excess fluid in his brain. Photo submitted.
A father believes his son, who doctors said would not live long enough to be born, will continue to prove them wrong. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Ireland votes to change definition of marriage
A man opposed to same-sex marriage stands outside the Irish parliament in Dublin May 20. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the church needs a "reality check" after Irish voters overwhelmingly supported same-sex marriage. CNS photo / Cathal McNaughton, Reuters.
The Christian message can't be shaken by a national vote, but Ireland's decision to legalize "same-sex marriage" is forcing Catholic leaders to rethink how they have been keeping the faith alive among the nation's young people. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCODP launches climate change prayer contest
Smog surrounds St. Paul's Cathedral in London April 2, 2014. CNS photo / Facundo Arrizabalaga, EPA.
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP) has launched a prayer contest with first prize a trip to the Paris climate change conference in December. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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