Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Langley residents speak up about assisted suicide

MPs Mark Warawa and John Aldag host public consultation that draws large crowd on short notice
Shelley Wepruk explains her concern about assisted suicide to two MPs and about 150 people at a public consultation. Her uncle died in 2013 after his wife and daughter refused to allow him to be fed through a tube. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A Langley resident gently held an arm around his elderly wife as he shared his concern about legalizing assisted suicide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Padre Pio's incorrupt body is in Rome
Pilgrims surround the incorrupt body of St. Padre Pio at a Catholic church in Rome. Pope Francis asked the Capuchins to take the relics of St. Padre Pio and St. Leopold Mandic to Rome for the Year of Mercy. Yara Nardi / CNS / Reuters
The incorrupt body of Padre Pio has arrived to Rome for the first time ever alongside that of another friar, St. Leopold Mandic, as a special initiative for the Jubilee of Mercy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Share Lent focuses on climate change
CCODP regional animator Anupama Ranawana asks people to help overcome the damage we cause the earth. Ramon Gonzalez / Western Catholic Reporter (CCN).
In his encyclical Laudato Si', Pope Francis writes of the throwaway culture that has propelled our common home into a climate crisis whose effects are felt primarily by the poor of the global south. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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