Monday, February 3, 2014

Christian groups join in prayer service for unity

Archbishop Miller says the Lord's Prayer and Apostles' Creed alongside pastors of six churches
Pastors from seven participating denominations bless all those assembled at First Lutheran Church Jan. 19. Members of the Baptist, Anglican, United, Mennonite, Catholic, Lutheran, and Armenian-Apostolic Orthodox Churches attended. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Jesus's plea that His followers "may all be one" was the driving force behind a prayer service in First Lutheran Church Jan. 19 to which participants from seven Christian churches were welcomed. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Cardinal Cardinal defies papal order, will publish book
Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, who served as personal secretary to Blessed Pope John Paul II, prays at the tomb of late Polish Pontiff in St. Peter's Basilica. The tomb is under the altar in the basilica's Chapel of St. Sebastian. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano.
When a contentious book is published in Polish Feb. 5, curious Poles will be able to leaf through a copy of Blessed Pope John Paul II's private correspondence. Its publication is an explicit violation of the late Pontiff's order to have his notes burned. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canadians give $11 million for Philippines
Grateful women collect supplies in a food station. Photo contributed to BCC.
Funds for aid and reconstruction have been pouring in since Typhoon Haiyan made a disastrous mark on the Philippines and surrounding area in November. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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