Friday, June 13, 2014

Crossroads pro-lifers set off on three-month trek

Walkers use the rosary as a theme song as they strain towards Rockies, prairies, and Ottawa
The 2014 Crossroads group: Jean-Pierre Giguere (left), Christine Connell, Jessma Nash, Rachel Dennison, Ben Dennison, Colin Hay, and Lindsay Sierhuis, started their walk on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver May 26. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
A group of pro-life pilgrims are walking to Ottawa. On a journey to reject the culture of death, the young people gathered on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver May 26. Before dipping their toes in the Pacific Ocean, they stopped for a chat with The B.C. Catholic. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Monaco tops Vatican City in friendly
Pope Francis holds a jersey of his favourite Argentine team, San Lorenzo, alongside players in December. Last month Monaco defeated Vatican City 2-0. "The Pope was not here in person, but he was surely here in spirit," the Vatican coach said. CNS / L'Osservatore Romano / Reuters.
In a friendly match that lacked fireworks, million-dollar salaries, and thousands of fans chanting, the Vatican City national soccer team lost to Monaco 2-0 in May. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Service honours homeless who died
A statue in a downtown park, unveiled 5 years ago, honours the homeless who have died. Lasha Morningstar / Western Catholic Reporter / (CCN).
Forty people died in Edmonton last year. What makes their deaths unique is that they died because they were without shelter. They were homeless, unprotected from the brutal winter, street violence, a place to be safe. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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