Monday, March 31, 2014

Sierra Leonean recalls Vicar of Christ 'always smiling'

She still prays for his canonization

When Marie Lomas visited the Vatican for the second time in September 1962, she had an once-in-a-lifetime experience: a meeting with the Vicar of Christ. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

UK fetal incineration scandal prompts calls to respect life
Pope Francis holds a replica of a fetus presented by a couple wearing T-shirts with the message in Portuguese, "Stop Abortion," during the Offertory at the Mass at the end of World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro July 28, 2013. The Pope had met the couple, who have a baby girl with anencephaly (missing part of her brain), the previous day and invited them to participate in the Mass. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano.
Revelations that National Health Service hospitals in the U.K. have disposed of the bodies of miscarried or aborted children by incineration as clinical waste show the need to reject abortion and to respect life, pro-life leaders said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Homeschoolers teach what is important to them
Bonnie Landry. Chris Miller / Western Catholic Reporter.
For 22 years, homeschooling has been a way of life for Bonnie Landry in the little hamlet of Cobble Hill on Vancouver Island. With seven children, aged 7 to 26, she still has a few more years to go. For

full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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