Friday, May 16, 2014

Catholicism came naturally to former Anglican minister

Father Shier reached out to Father William Ashley to find out procedure
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, ordains Father Michael Shier in Holy Rosary Cathedral March 15. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
For one former Anglican minister, the journey to the Catholic priesthood was a long one. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Calls for late-term abortion ban mark Gosnell anniversary
Dr. Kermit Barron Gosnell is pictured in an undated mug shot from the Philadelphia Police Department. Gosnell is on trial in Philadelphia and has been charged with murder and other offences related to illegal, late-term abortions. CNS photo / Handout from Philadelphia Police Department.
The May 13 anniversary of the murder convictions of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell brought renewed calls for a federal ban on late-term abortions. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCODP continues to press for mining ombudsman
"Our campaign will continue," CCODP director of in-Canada programs Josianne Gauthier told a crowd of several hundred supporters on the steps in front of Centre Block. "We are not going away. We have to keep this issue on the agenda." Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP) dropped 80,000 postcards off on Parliament Hill May 14, demanding an ombudsman for the mining industry. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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