Tuesday, August 18, 2015

New state deputy shines spotlight on minorities

Arcie Lim, who joined Knights in 1981, is first Filipino to take charge of B.C. and Yukon operations
Arcie Lim officially took office as state deputy June 5. He said he hopes to continue to promote the Knights' successful projects and urge young adult men to join the organization. Photo submitted.
Local Knights of Columbus have elected their first Filipino state deputy. Arcie Lim, who officially took office June 5, is the first Knight from the Philippines to lead the organization's B.C. and Yukon branches. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

The pill might be ruining your life
A Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive box is seen in New York in this file photo. CNS photo / Shannon Stapleton, Reuters.
Depleted nutrient absorption. Long-term alterations in brain activity and ability to interact with the world. Changes in choice of mate. If a commonly prescribed drug has these side effects, should it really be commonly prescribed? For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Advocacy groups publish federal election guides
A nun fills out her ballot before casting her vote in the first round of the presidential election at a polling station in Warsaw, Poland. CNS photo / Kacper Pempel, Reuters.
With the federal election underway, advocacy groups have published election guides to help voters decide who should get their vote on Oct. 19. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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