Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pro-life group faces vandalism, theft

Club has faced opposition after hosting the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and Choice Chain
Three fetal models, like the ones pictured here, were stolen from the pro-life group Youth Protecting Youth Sept. 10. A member of the University of Victoria group said they encounter hostility on campus from time to time. Photo submitted.
A pro-life club at the University of Victoria has filed a police report after three fetal models were stolen. Vandals also dumped used cat litter on their display. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis prays, issues strong appeal for Ebola victims
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square Sept. 24. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis made an appeal for prayer and aid for the victims of the Ebola outbreak which has been sweeping through several West African countries. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Ecumenical partners share experiences of dialogue with Catholic Church
Gail Allan, a member of the United Church / Roman Catholic dialogue; Quebec Anglican Bishop Dennis Drainville of the Anglican / Roman Catholic dialogue; Rev. David Freeman, a Baptist member of the Evangelical / Catholic dialogue; CCC general secretary Karen Hamilton; Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan; Romanian Orthodox member Adriana Bara, who heads the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in Montreal and is part of the Orthodox / Roman Catholic dialogue. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan said one of the Second Vatican Council's principal concerns was ecumenism, yet 50 years later Christians are still divided. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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