Monday, February 1, 2016

Priest and politician study Laudato Si' after Paris

Encyclical and climate summit had positive effects, say Father Rob Allore and MP Joyce Murray
Liberal MP Joyce Murray takes questions on the climate change summit in Paris at St. Mark's College Jan. 22. Father Rob Allore, SJ, looks on. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Pope Francis and 195 nations have spoken: human beings need to take better care of the planet. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis likely to visit Auschwitz during World Youth Day
Survivors of the Nazi Auschwitz death camp pose in this January 1945 file photo. CNS photo / Auschwitz Museum, Reuters.
During his July visit to Poland for World Youth Day, it's probable that Pope Francis will follow in the steps of his two immediate predecessors by travelling to the Nazi death camp Auschwitz, the Vatican spokesman has said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Saskatchewan town seeks healing after four killed
A makeshift memorial is seen Jan. 25 outside a high school in La Loche, Sask. Police have charged a 17-year-old man with four counts of first-degree murder and seven counts of attempted murder. Reuters handout / CNS.
"As incredible as that is," the mother of two teenage brothers killed on Jan. 22 and the mother of the alleged teenaged killer have been supporting each other, Archbishop Murray Chatlain of Keewatin - Le Pas said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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