Thursday, May 21, 2015

Women Rising Bursary to be awarded for the first time

New funds to help exploited women return to school
Women pray during a sunrise service July 24 during the 75th annual Tekakwitha Conference in Fargo, N.D. The Catholic Native American gathering, held July 23-27, drew 750 people from 35 states and Canada representing 135 indigenous tribes. CNS photo / Nancy Wiechec.
Native women who have suffered sexual exploitation can now apply for financial help to go back to school. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis to parents: Come out of 'exile' and educate your children
Pope Francis, right, reaches for the hand of an older person during the pope's general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 20. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In his general audience Pope Francis spoke of the essential role parents play in educating their children, a role he said has been usurped by so-called experts who have taken the place of parents and rendered them fearful of making any correction. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Operation Rescue changes tactics to target abortionists
Operation Rescue head Troy Newman spoke to the 2015 March for Life Youth Conference May 15 in Ottawa. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Operation Rescue has changed tactics so that instead of its members going to jail for civil disobedience, it is putting abortionists in jail and closing abortion mills, said leader Troy Newman. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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