Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Canadians skated for redemption at 1968 Olympics

Roger Bourbonnais played for a way of life during Cold War
Roger Bourbonnais, Canadian captain, accepts the 1967 Centennial Tournament trophy from Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson in Winnipeg after a rare victory over the Soviets. Photo submitted / The B.C. Catholic.
Four years after the Canadian men's national team was robbed of a bronze medal in hockey at the 1964 Olympics, players sought redemption. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Women conceived in rape seek to inspire others in choosing life
During Italy's fourth annual March for Life, two women shared testimonies of being conceived in rape, and expressed hope that they can offer light to women who are pregnant through similar circumstances. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Papal document a gift to the Church
Sister Teresita Kambeitz, OSU. Photo by Kiply Lukan Yaworski / Prairie Messenger / CCN.
The words and spirit of Pope Francis were explored during three sessions held in the Diocese of Saskatoon in Lent 2014. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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