Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Parishes continue inviting refugees to new homes

Archdiocese has processed about 250 arrivals from Syria, Iraq, Liberia, and Eritrea this year
Three Syrian refugees meet members of Our Lady of Mercy Parish during a welcome dinner at the parish in September. Photo submitted.
The hype about sponsoring refugees is fading from mainstream news, but churches are still working hard to pull foreigners to safety. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Prolife activists divided on whether all prolife Tory candidates deserve support
Former Speaker of the House Andrew Scheer, a Catholic father of five. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Prolife activists are divided on whether all three prolife candidates are worthy of support in the Conservative keadership race. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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