Friday, April 10, 2015

Sisters hope to build homes in Peru

Missionaries help with food distribution, house construction, and teaching English
Lucy and Bernadette Bonner are fundraising to go to Peru to serve the poor.
Photo submitted.

Two sisters have teamed up in a race against time to put their faith into action on a South American mission adventure. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Holy See, Russia, and Lebanon pilot a statement for human rights in Middle East
Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem waves after celebrating Easter Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City April 5. CNS photo / Ammar Awad, Reuters.
Sixty-three nations have released a joint statement calling for action to end human rights abuses in the Middle East. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Montreal cardinal passes away after long illness
Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte.
Photo credit: CCCB.

For 55 years a priest, bishop, and then cardinal from Montreal defended the poor, participated in two papal conclaves, and cheered on his beloved Canadiens in person. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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