Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Birthright Vancouver hosts walk/run in the sun

Event will benefit pregnancy centre
Participants in Birthright Vancouver's Walk/Run raise funds for the centre's office and advertising costs in 2013. The pregnancy centre hopes to raise $50,000 this year from walkers and joggers in Queen Elizabeth Park. Photo submitted.
A swarm of walkers and joggers dressed in outrageous hats plan to descend on Queen Elizabeth Park to raise funds for women with crisis pregnancies. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Liberation theology 'archaic,' says prominent Mexican bishop
Pope Benedict XVI greets Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes of Tlalnepantla, Mexico, at the Vatican in 2011, shortly after he was elected president of CELAM, the Latin American bishops council. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Catholic Press Photos.
While in Rome last week, the president of the Latin American Bishops' Council said at a news conference that the Church in the region has fortunately moved beyond liberation theology. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Bishops press for release of condemned Sudanese Christian woman
Bishop Francois Lapierre of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, gestures during a press conference at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' headquarters in Washington in 2010. CNS photo / Bob Roller.
The conference of Catholic bishops is pressing both the Canadian and Sudanese governments for the release of a Christian woman condemned to death for apostasy from Islam. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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