Wednesday, August 27, 2014

New president takes reins of CWL Canada

Barbara Dowding, archdiocesan vice chancellor, installed in Fredericton Aug. 13
Barbara Dowding, centre, stands beside Bishop William McGrattan and other CWL executives after being installed as national president in Fredericton Aug. 13. Photo submitted.
After almost 40 years of involvement with the Catholic Women's League, Barbara Dowding has reached the top. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope calls division the greatest sin of Christian communities
Pope Francis adjusts his mantle after it was blown by a gust of wind during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on the unity and holiness of the Church, stating that despite the fact we are sinners, we are called to live as a community centred on Christ. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Catholic agencies make urgent appeal to help Iraqi Christians
Syriac Catholics demonstrate Aug. 16 on Parlilament Hill against persecution of Christians in the Middle East by ISIS. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).
Canadian Catholic charitable agencies have put out urgent appeals for assistance to help Iraqi Christians fleeing for their lives from Islamist extremists from the Islamic State (ISIS). For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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