Thursday, February 5, 2015

Prisoners make rosaries for prostitutes

Agape Street Ministry distributes gifts in Downtown Eastside
Photo illustration by Marie Sarabia /
A volunteer program helping incarcerated women to make rosaries for a Catholic charitable organization has entered its third year. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis urges end to scandal of 'fratricidal' violence in Ukraine
Pope Francis holds a baby as he arrives for his weekly audience in Paul VI hall Feb. 4. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
As the number of deaths in Ukraine continues to rise amid escalating violence, Pope Francis has called the war "a scandal," and urged the international community to "make every effort" for peace. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB president speaks on Year for Consecrated Life
Several hundred religious men and women participate in Mass Jan. 31 in Ottawa. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
As Catholics observe the Year for Consecrated Life, the president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is looking forward with hope. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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