Thursday, June 4, 2015

UBC academics study 13th century papal decree

Pope Innocent IV wrote text during conflict between papacy and a Holy Roman Emperor
UBC librarian Ingrid Parent talks with Archbishop Miller after the viewing May 21. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A document penned during a fiery clash between the Pope and the Holy Roman Emperor in the 13th century is being studied carefully at UBC. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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War is the mother of poverty, Pope Francis says
Pope Francis speaks during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Alessandro Di Meo, EPA.
In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis lamented the suffering inflicted on families already struggling from poverty in countries torn by the "great predator" of war. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Prayer service marks end of TRC process
Aboriginal drummer Lyndon Aginas of the Alexis Reserve (right) leads a prayer May 20 while Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie and others listen. Glen Argan / Western Catholic Reporter (CCN).
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission is an invitation to us to overcome cultural divisions just as Jesus and the Canaanite woman did in their encounter in Matthew's Gospel, said Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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