Monday, June 9, 2014

Film captures testimonies of former prostitutes

Movie pushes for an approach similar to Sweden's
Michelle and Jared Brock, directors and producers, tour their new documentary Red Light Green Light across North America. Photos submitted.
A documentary that sheds light on prostitution is touring across Canada as lawmakers come within six months of the deadline for writing new legislation. Red Light Green Light, filmed in 10 countries, shows various approaches toward selling sex or curbing it. Producers Jared and Michelle Brock make a clear plea for the so-called "Nordic Model." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Egyptian election gives hope to Christians, bishop says
Bishop Adel Zaki of Alexandria, Egypt's vicar for Latin-rite Catholics, is pictured at his residence in Cairo. CNS photo / James Martone.
Egypt's Roman Catholic bishop has welcomed the election of Abdel Fattah El Sisi as the country's new president. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Catholic Charismatic Renewal offers training in Trois-Rivieres
ICCRS formation director James Murphy (left) teaches with the president of the French Quebec sector of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Canada Henri Lemay providing translation. Photo courtesy Robert Du Broy (CCN).
The International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) held a leadership training course in Trois-Rivieres, Que., May 29 -- June 6 to renew and equip 160 participants. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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