Tuesday, September 16, 2014

'Christ and Cascadia' conference to come to Seattle

Academics to talk about faith and culture
Patricia O'Connell Killen.
A group of pastors and academics will convene in Seattle to discuss the unique challenges facing Christians in B.C., Oregon, and Washington. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

No scandal here: the 20 couples married by Pope Francis were legit
Pope Francis celebrates the marriage rite for 20 couples during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Sept. 14. CNS photo / Stefano Spaziani.
Pope Francis's witnessing of marriages between Catholics who have cohabited or who have had annulments of previous marriages is not a change, but is part of the Church's effort to bring people to Jesus Christ, said two experts on Christian marriage. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Archbishop Weisgerber stresses urgency of aboriginal issues
Governor General David Johnston invested Archbishop James Weisgerber as an Officer of the Order of Canada Sept. 12. Photo by Sergeant Ronald Duchesne, Photographer to the Governor General. (CCN).
Archbishop-emeritus James Weisgerber of Winnipeg stressed the urgency of finding a just solution to the plight of aboriginal peoples, warning of potential violence. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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