Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Knights & Ladies Invested

Ancient order welcomes new members
Cardinal Edwin O'Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, stands with a group of knights and ladies in Holy Rosary Cathedral. Dames Neysa Finnie (left), Lennie David, and Marilyn Martin join Georg Adam, lieutenant of the order's Vancouver lieutenancy; Sir John Paul Sonnen; Msgr. Pedro Lopez-Gallo; Dame Sharon Goh; and Sir Glen Goh. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Knights, ladies, and a grand master belonging to an ancient Church order, founded during the First Crusade, welcomed five new members at Holy Rosary Cathedral Oct. 9.  For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Vatican releases details of Pope Francis's visit to Turkey
Istanbul's Sultan Ahmet Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque, is seen in this 1998 file photo. Pope Francis will visit the mosque during a trip to Turkey Nov. 28-30. CNS photo / Mehmet Gulbiz, EPA.
In response to an invitation sent by Patriarch Bartolomeo I of Constantinople, Pope Francis will make a three-day trip to Turkey, during which he will visit the cities of Ankara and Istanbul.  For
full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Church pauses to consider family
Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki of Poznan, president of the Polish bishops' conference, greets Pope Francis as they arrive for a session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 7. Archbishop Gadecki told Vatican Radio that the synod's controversial midterm report was not acceptable to many synod fathers and reflected an ideology hostile to marriage. CNS photo / Marcin Mazur.
More than 190 bishops and 60 experts have begun a worldwide conversation about how we live our lives, how we love, how all we are and hope to be continues from generation to generation, from hope to glory, from heart to heart. Now, the bishops say, it’s over to you.  For full story see The B.C. Catholic website. 

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