Monday, April 13, 2015

Coalition warns against assisted suicide

Archdiocese's newest building fills up twice for public seminar on euthanasia
Palliative care expert Margaret Cottle said if Belgium's statistics applied in Canada, assisted suicide would be the fourth leading cause of death. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Assisted suicide was the hot topic that drew hundreds to the first public event at the archdiocese's new headquarters. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Urbi et Orbi: Pope's Easter message
Pope Francis waves to the crowd during his Easter message and blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world) from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 5. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
Love has triumphed over hatred, life has conquered death, light has dispelled the darkness! For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Heirloom seed project a gift of the Providence sisters to community
Cate Henderson, the resident gardening and seed saving expert at the Providence Sisters' motherhouse in Kingston, works in one of their heirloom organic gardens. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).

The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul in Kingston, Ont., have found a unique way to honour creation through their Heirloom Seed Project. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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