Monday, October 26, 2015

Interreligious Dialogue coming up

Archdiocese to host interfaith gathering
A mosaic in a basilica in Rome shows St. John XXIII, who convened Vatican II in 1962. Now an interfaith event will discuss one of that council's documents. ANSA, EPA / CNS.
Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, Jews, and Catholics will mingle at an upcoming conference geared at bringing about understanding and cooperation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Cardinal Pell: Catholic means universal, not continental
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto and Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy, talk after an event marking the 50th anniversary of the Synod of Bishops in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Oct. 17. CNS photo/Paul Haring.
In a wide-ranging interview, Australia's leading prelate affirmed his alliance with Pope Francis, and also stressed that, in a universal church, doctrine does not change from one country to the next. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Twenty-nine Quebec residences say no to euthanasia
A sick girl lies in her hospital bed. The young may expect true healing, but the elderly cannot be quite so sure. CNS photo / Eric Thayer, Reuters.
Quebec may legalize euthanasia, but 29 palliative care residences have announced they are not on board. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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