Monday, August 24, 2015

Vancouver hosts CWL national convention

More than 900 members from across the country attend
Catholic Women's League national president Barbara Dowding (second from left) leaves St. Francis Xavier Church after Mass with first Vice President Anne Gorman (right) and past national presidents Lorette Noble (left) and Velma Harasen. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
St. Francis Xavier Church was filled to the rafters at the opening ceremony of the Catholic Women's League's 95th annual convention. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Africans counter Obama's 'ideological colonization'
U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he arrives to deliver remarks at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 28. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters / CNS.
U.S. president Barack Obama has come under fire from African politicians and Church leaders after advocating for gay rights in Kenya, a practice Pope Francis has referred to as "ideological colonization." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Steubenville rocks Toronto
Downtown Toronto witnessed more than 1,600 youth in prayer and celebration at the second annual Steubenville Toronto conference. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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