Friday, June 26, 2015

Thomist scholar strives to harmonize faith and reason

Sister Anne Frances Ai Le contributes to the formation of her students' minds and souls at St. Mark's
Sister Anne Frances Ai Le, a Dominican, participates in the 2015 St. Mark's College convocation ceremony. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
For nearly eight centuries, the teachings of Italian monk St. Thomas Aquinas have challenged students to examine critically their core beliefs. How to prove God's existence? What is the relationship between Aristotle and Christian belief? Is there a natural law? For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Thousands gather to support family, oppose gender theory
Pope Francis celebrates Mass outside Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran on the feast of Corpus Christi June 4. It became the site of a pro-family rally June 20. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
A pro-family demonstration drew hundreds of thousands of participants to Rome June 20. They opposed the introduction of gender ideology in Italian schools and a bill which would expand the rights of those in civil unions. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Pope's visit to Paraguay has special significance for Rose Frias
Rosa E. Frias, outside St. Mary's in Ottawa. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
For Rosa E. Frias, the visit of Pope Francis to Paraguay July 10-12 has special significance, now that her dream to open a clinic in her country of origin has come true. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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