Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Speakers tackle euthanasia from different angles

Panelist says assisted suicide opens paths to elder abuse, increases pressure on depressed teens
MP Mark Warawa (right) tells Langley residents how to voice their concerns on euthanasia and assisted suicide issues alongside panelists Natalie Sonnen, executive director of LifeCanada, and Doctor Williard Johnston. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A doctor, a politician, and an activist stepped up to the microphone to voice their views on end-of-life issues at a Langley forum. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope speaks to Central African Christians
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Barthelemy Boganda Stadium in Bangui, Central African Republic, Nov. 30. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During the final Mass of his first visit to Africa, Pope Francis called the Christians of the Central African Republic (CAR) to be missionaries in their nation, bringing renewal amid suffering, and hope for eternal life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Singing friar evangelizes
Franciscan Friar Alessandro Brustenghi brings his operatic talents to Alberta. Thandiwe Konguavi (CCN).
Brother Alessandro Brustenghi is an unlikely musical star. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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