Thursday, July 16, 2015

Students unite in prayer for the unborn

Our Lady of Fatima School holds first spiritual adoption program
After nine weeks of praying for unborn children, students at Our Lady of Fatima School brought in donations of baby clothing, food, diapers, and other items. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Students at a Coquitlam school have "adopted" 14 unborn children. Children at Our Lady of Fatima School spent nine weeks praying for unknown babies in the womb during their first spiritual adoption program. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

California legislature withdraws physician-assisted suicide bill
Hollis Johnson and his wife, Lee Carter, stand outside the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa afater the court overturned a ban on physician-assisted suicide, unanimously reversing a decision it made in 1993 and putting Canada in the company of a handful of Western countries where the practice will be legal. Carter's mother, Kay Carter, travelled to Switzerland to be killed in 2010. CNS photo / Chris Wattie, Reuters.
The California state legislature has abandoned, for now, efforts to pass a measure that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canada passes 10th anniversary of the redefinition of marriage
Constitutional lawyer Iain Benson seen after arguing before the Supreme Court of Canada in the Whatcott case. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
In the 10 years since "same-sex marriage" became the law of the land in Canada, observers have seen a steady erosion of religious freedom and conscience rights. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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