Wednesday, January 29, 2014

'Superpope' artist acclaims Pope Francis as a true hero

Picture will not last long because of the way it was made
A man walks past a large drawing of Pope Francis depicting him as a superhero on a wall near the Vatican Jan. 29. The Argentine pope is shown taking off into the air with his right fist clenched in a classic Superman style. CNS photo / Robert Duncan.
Artist Mauro Pallotta revealed that his viral depiction of Pope Francis as a superhero was done to portray how the Pontiff uses his papal authority "for the good." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Federal government sues Catholic entities involved in residential schools

Grouard-McLennan Archbishop Gerard Pettipas shown on Parliament Hill in 2008, the day of Prime Minister Harper's historic apology for Indian residential schools. CCN photo.

The federal government is suing Catholic entities involved in the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement for over $1.5 million in contested funds. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Vancouver high school to add new wing

After years of waiting, the second phase of Notre Dame Regional Secondary School's campus upgrade is beginning. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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