Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Elementary goalie backstops aspiring Grade 6 stewards

St. Joseph's pupils collect $600 for The Door Is Open and donate more than 650 cans of food

Luca Huynh (in goal) makes a save. In May, St. Joseph's students collected 677 non-perishable items for a food bank. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Western Hockey League scouts take note, there's a rising star at St. Joseph's Elementary in Vancouver: the "King of the Altar Servers." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

FDA announces additional risks of Essure
A packet of birth control pills is shown in this 2010 photo. CNS / Nancy Wiechec.
After receiving thousands of complaints about the adverse effects of the birth control implant Essure, the FDA announced late Wednesday that it has updated the list of risks and complications associated with the device, and that a public hearing would be held Sept. 24 to evaluate the product. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canadians for Clean Prosperity gets new executive director
A banner with a face is held by environmental activists in St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis leads the Angelus at the Vatican June 28. Some 1,500 people marched to the Vatican in support of the Pope's recent encyclical on the environment. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano, handout.
Mark Cameron, a former policy director for Prime Minister Harper, has become the executive director of Canadians for Clean Prosperity, an environmental think tank. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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