Monday, February 24, 2014

Knights of Columbus bursary honours late bishop

$500 available for 30 students with financial need

The memory of a Whitehorse bishop who died in a plane crash 14 years ago is being honoured again this year. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.
Bishop Thomas Joseph Lobsinger, OMI. Photo contributed.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis renews Argentinian passport
Pope Francis's new national identification card is seen in this undated handout photo taken by Argentina's Interior Ministry and distributed Feb. 17. CNS photo / Reuters, Interior Ministry.

Pope Francis has renewed his Argentinian passport, according to Argentina's Ministry of the Interior and Transportation, and his new documents will be sent to St. Martha's Residence at the Vatican. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Flaherty sends signal income-splitting promise may be shaky
Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty speaks at the Canadian consulate in New York in 2010. CNS photo / Brendan McDermid, Reuters.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's negative remarks about income-splitting have some socially conservative groups concerned the Tories might abandon their 2011 election promise. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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