Monday, April 27, 2015

Faithful prepare for Eucharistic Congress in Cebu

Mayor in the Philippines hopes Pope Francis will attend, asks city to prepare for massive crowds

Neil Frank Ferrer (third from left), consul general of the Philippines in Vancouver, meets with the archdiocesan Eucharistic Congress planning committee. Photo submitted.
A country rocked by a series of natural disasters is preparing to host millions of Catholics celebrating the source and summit of Christian life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram

A victim of a bomb blast at UN offices in Abuja, Nigeria, is loaded into an ambulance after a car rammed into the building. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri, Nigeria, recently said the government should empower youths to help prevent the myriad of problems that lead to such violence. CNS photo / Afolabi Sotunde, Reuters.
A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the key to ridding the country of the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Sex-ed opponents call for student strike
Parents rally outside Queen's Park after the release of Ontario's sex-ed curriculum. Some parents plan to take their kids out of school May 4-8 in protest of the curriculum. Evan Boudreau / The Catholic Register / (CCN).
A parent group is calling for children to be pulled out of school during Education Week in Ontario to protest the province's new sexual education curriculum. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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