Friday, April 17, 2015

St. Mark's College to give bioethicist honorary doctorate

For 11 years she has been the director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute
Dr. Moira McQueen. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
The Catholic graduate college in Vancouver will recognize a theologian who advises the Pope with its highest education honour in May. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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If men and women aren't different, we have problems: Pope Francis
Pope Francis prays in front of a statue of Mary as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Feb. 11. The Pope is deeply devoted to Mary and often expresses his devotion by praying in front of statues of Our Lady and then gently touching them. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis warned about gender theories which seek to eradicate differences between man and woman, saying they perpetuate the very problems they are trying to solve. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Supreme Court of Canada rules against Saguenay council prayer
Saguenay Mayor Jean Tremblay. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled April 15 the Saguenay mayor and council must stop praying before meetings and pay damages to an atheist who complained of discrimination. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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