Thursday, June 19, 2014

Bar votes against Trinity Western University

Law Society of B.C. benchers asked to re-examine approval
Warren Smith
B.C. lawyers handed down their verdict June 10 on whether Trinity Western University should be allowed to have a law school. Of some 13,000 Law Society of B.C. members, 3,210 voted in favour of a motion to deny accreditation; 968 were opposed. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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The Church is a family formed by God, Pope says
Pope Francis kisses a sleeping baby as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square June 18. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis stressed the familial nature of the Church at his Wednesday general audience, emphasizing God's desire to form a people through fatherly love. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Chaplain dodged bullets to anoint dying soldiers
Major Father Hickey, North Shore Regiment chaplain (far right) poses with officers in March, 1945. He crawled under fire to reach dying Canadian soldiers on Juno beach. Photo from The North Shore Regiment, by Will R. Bird.
Seventy years ago, 14,000 Canadian soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy as part of the largest amphibious assault in history. Their June 6, 1944, mission: to take and hold a booby trapped, landmine-strewn French coastline code-named "Juno Beach" at high tide in broad daylight. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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