Monday, July 6, 2015

Ladies turn pillowcases into kids' dresses

Lil Friedrich and friends sew clothing for disaster-stricken communities overseas
Lil Friedrich (left) and Cecile Fischer, members of St. Mary's Parish, display the material they receive and the clothing they transform it into. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Ladies in Chilliwack are transforming unwanted pillowcases into clothing for poor children in developing countries. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Supreme Court protects Pennsylvania charities from HHS mandate
Sister Jean Dwyan laughs Jan. 13 with Martah Spurgeon in the hallway of the St. Louis Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor, which serves about 100 people. CNS photo / Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order protecting a group of Pennsylvania religious institutions from being required by the federal contraception mandate to violate their faith. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canadians don't realize implications of euthanasia, doctor says
Spanish Missionary of Charity Sister Paul supports a patient in 2009 at the House for the Dying in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In a message for the 2015 World Day of the Sick, Pope Francis said "quality of life" proponents who think the gravely ill lead lives not worth living are peddling a great lie. CNS photo / Paul Jeffrey. 2014.
Canada's Supreme Court has ruled Canadians have the right to physician assistance in dying, but a professor of law and bioethics says Canadians don't realize "this would include 25 year olds in car accidents who have lost the use of their legs." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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