Monday, August 31, 2015

CWL celebrates 95th convention

Delegates pass five wide-ranging resolutions
National president Barbara Dowding (centre) hosts a press conference alongside Vanessa Rigolo (left), Fran Lucas, Margaret Ann Jacobs, and Amanda McCormick. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The Catholic Women's League has voted to bring five resolutions before the federal government. These wide-ranging resolutions, which take on issues such as mental health, skin care products, and pesticides, were passed at the CWL's 95th national convention Aug. 16-19. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Churches in Mexico inspire locals and visitors alike
Mexico's best-kept secret is her wonderful churches, not only the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadeloupe in Mexico City, but also the churches in towns and cities far from the capital. Photo submitted.
When many North Americans think of Mexico, they may first think of the scenic beaches and resorts. However Mexico's best kept secrets are her beautiful churches. They can be seen everywhere, from Mexico City to towns and cities far from the capital. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canadian Medical Association vote disturbs euthanasia opponents
Dr. Jeff Blackmer
Euthanasia opponents expressed dismay over an Aug. 25 vote to deny physicians' conscience rights at the Canadian Medical Association's annual general meeting in Halifax. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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