Monday, January 5, 2015

Former prisoner hailed as pro-life hero in Poland

Mary Wagner made headlines in some of the country's biggest Catholic papers.
Mary Wagner visits the historic BHP Hall in Gdansk Oct. 6. Welcomed as a celebrity, the pro-life activist gave 50 talks in packed venues, on radio, and on television. Photo submitted.
A soft-spoken activist from Vancouver Island has become a pro-life celebrity with thousands of fans in Poland. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

In Zimbabwe, poverty is the Church's biggest enemy
Zimbabwean women collect food aid from a distribution point in Mutawatawa, Nov. 25. Zimbabwe is more politically polarized now than it was before this year's general elections, the country's bishops said. CNS photo / Philimon Bulawayo, Reuters.
Father Felix Tachiona Mukaro is disappointed in his country's politicians, as many Zimbabweans are, saying they are more concerned with power than the peoples' poverty. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Saskatchewan farm boy advocated for Brazilian street kids
Connie Gerwing stood at the front during her book launch Dec. 12 at the Dickensfield Long Term Care Centre. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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