Monday, April 28, 2014

UVic prof to argue for freedoms

Her talk will be based on her book: Free to believe: Rethinking Freedom of Conscience and Religion in Canada
Pope John Paul II talks with Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev during a historic 1989 meeting at the Vatican. In the meeting the two expressed broad agreement on the need for greater religious freedom in the Soviet Union. CNS photo / Arturo Mari.
From the proposed Quebec Charter of Values to the Trinity Western University law school, why do challenges to religious freedom matter? For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

New saints lauded for pioneering dialogue on women
A large crowd is seen in and around St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass for Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II at the Vatican April 27. CNS photo / Massimo Sestini, Italian National Police via Catholic Press Photo.
The newly-canonized John Paul II and John XXIII have drawn praise for sparking discussion within the Church on modern women and paving the way for what Pope Francis is addressing now. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Cardinal Collins muses on extraordinary Popes of recent times
Cardinal Thomas Cardinal Collins and a group of pilgrims from Toronto sing O Canada after Mass at St. Patrick's Church in Rome April 25. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto mused on the blessing of the extraordinary Popes the Catholic Church has had in Popes John XXIII and John Paul II and other recent Popes. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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