Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Put your gifts at the service of others, Pope Francis exhorts

Pontiff draws attention to 'the manifold gifts of the Holy Spirit'
A Swiss Guard keeps watch as Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis dedicated his weekly general audience to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, saying that rather than making us better than others, they commission us to serve our brothers and sisters. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Hundreds join Ottawa's first anti-human-trafficking Freedom Walk
Hundreds participate in Ottawa's first Freedom Walk to highlight efforts against human trafficking. Photo by Paul Lauzon, Campaign Life Coalition.
Several hundred marchers participated in Ottawa's first fundraising Freedom Walk Sept. 27 to raise awareness of the fight against human trafficking. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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