Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Young adults encounter Christ at World Youth Day

Making friends with Catholics from other countries gives hope, renews spirits
Winetta Lee (right) poses with a friend before the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She considers World Youth Day a time of surrender and discernment. Photo submitted.
Having attended two World Youth Days, my heart is ready to embark on yet another journey, this one to Krakow, Poland, for WYD 2016. World Youth Days are life-changing! That sounds a bit of a cliche, but it's true. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

True Christians aren't elitist, they generate life, Pope says
Pope Francis waves as he leaves his general audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
At his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on what it means to evangelize, calling it apostolic work born of an encounter with Christ rather than lifeless efforts from the self-appointed "elect." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Bishops to launch national strategy to combat euthanasia
Archbishop Arthur Roche, secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship in Rome, addressed the CCCB annual plenary Sept. 15. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
At the annual plenary meeting of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the CCCB president announced the launch of a national strategy to fight the push for euthanasia. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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