Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Court rules Charter doesn't apply to pro-life club

Youth Protecting Youth considers ruling an attack on its freedom of speech
Outreach coordinator Cana Donovan and vice president Mahisha Canagasuriam of Youth Protecting Youth display information about fetal development at the University of Victoria Sept. 24, 2014. Photo submitted.
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms does not apply to a pro-life club at the University of Victoria, a judge ruled last month. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Give up apathy for Lent: Pope
Photo by Gregory A. Shemitz / CNS.
Pope Francis is calling the faithful to drop their indifference and stand up for those who are suffering during this Lent. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

New Evangelization Summit aims to inspire, form, and connect Catholics
Pope Francis talks to members of an orchestra during a special audience with members of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships at the Vatican in October. They were participating in a conference about the charismatic movement and new evangelization. CNS photo / Tony Gentile, Reuters.
Michael Dopp's vision for a New Evangelization Summit April 24-25, which aimed at reaching thousands of Catholics with the best speakers, began forming in 2013 during a lengthy car ride. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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