Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Vancouver College salutes its 'master artisans'

Longtime teachers Wade Anderson, Gord Penn and Brian Devenport retire
Educators Gord Penn (left), Brian Devenport, and Wade Anderson at a dinner held at Vancouver College June 9. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Vancouver College faculty, alumni, and benefactors applauded three educators who exemplified the school's motto: "Semper Fidelis": Always Faithful. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Shroud of Turin reminds us of all human suffering, Pope Francis says
Pope Francis touches the case holding the Shroud of Turin after praying before the cloth in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin June 21. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis prayed before the Shroud of Turin on Sunday and reflected on the role the reputed burial cloth of Jesus Christ can play in Christian spiritual life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Members of Parliament react to new encyclical
The Usher of the Black Rod stands at the door of the House of Commons June 18 prior to anti-terrorism Bill C-51 receiving Royal Assent.
Pope Francis's June 18 encyclical on the environment led to several questions in the House of Commons that day and to speculation climate change will be an election issue in the fall. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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