Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ukrainian eparch meets with fellow bishops in Lviv, ordains a priest

Citizens not yet convinced everything is okay
Eparch Ken Nowakowski of New Westminster (left) smiles during the ordination Mass of Deacon Ivan Myciv to the priesthood in Lviv, Ukraine. Photo submitted.
Eparch Ken Nowakowski of New Westminster recently returned from a very different Ukraine than the country he knew just a few months ago. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Court denies HHS mandate protection for Notre Dame
Pope Francis accepts a gift presented by Holy Cross Father John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, and Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, during a meeting at the Vatican Jan. 30. Catholic universities must give "uncompromising" and "unambiguous" witness to church teaching and defend themselves from all efforts to dilute their Catholic identity, Pope Francis said in his address at the meeting. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano.
A Chicago appellate court has upheld a previous ruling denying Notre Dame University legal protections while it moves forward in challenging the federal contraception mandate. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Sisters target Pan Am human trafficking
Pedestrians are reflected on windows displaying the Super Bowl icon in January. It was hoped that hotels in New York would be able to curb human trafficking surrounding the event. CNS photo / Eduardo Munoz, Reuters.
The sisters know slavery is nothing new, and they want Toronto to open its eyes to the human trafficking that's wormed its way into the nooks and crannies of our economy before the Pan Am Games roll into town next year. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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