Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Pope announces jubilee Year of Mercy

Period to start on feast of Immaculate Conception
Pope Francis goes to confession during a Lenten penance service in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 13. Stefano Spaziani, pool / CNS.
The Pope's surprise announcement of a jubilee Year of Mercy has Catholics weighing in on the significance of the move, which some say can be boiled down to this: Francis wants us to know how much God loves us. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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#No2Trudeau campaign decries Liberal leader's abortion stand 
Campaign Life Coalition's Alissa Golob speaks to the Vancouver audience during a nation-wide tour that will run until May 12. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A new grassroots political movement called #No2Trudeau is targeting Liberal leader Justin Trudeau six months before the federal election. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Alan Charlton reflects on his discovery of Catholicism six decades ago during 20 km seawall walk
Now 80, Alan Charlton, a teacher at Notre Dame for 50 years, shows no hint of slowing down. On his birthday, he laced up for a 20-km stroll. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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