Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Dominican sisters rebuild after flood hits

They are still boiling their water and unable to drive across bridge one month later
A Dominican nun looks at a portion of their flooded property Sept. 20. Photo submitted.
The sisters at Queen of Peace Monastery are still struggling to rebuild after a tropical storm hit their property a month ago. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

For German bishops, mercy comes at a price, critics charge
German Cardinal Walter Kasper gestures as he leaves a session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 6. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
As opposition continues to proposals by the German bishops at the Synod on the Family, the German bishops themselves have faced heightened criticism in recent years. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Massive Liberal victory bad for life issues
Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau arrives at the venue for the Maclean's National Leaders debate in Toronto Aug. 6. CNS photo / Mark Blinch, Reuters.
The massive Liberal victory Oct. 19 raises fears among social conservatives of Belgium-style euthanasia, expanded access to abortion, and danger to conscience rights. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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