Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Former VanSpec director passes away in Illinois

Sister Gehringer served Vancouver for 15 years
Sister Gehringer gives a talk in 2003. BCC Archives.
A nun who loved children and had a heart for those with special needs has died. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Walk alongside your people, Pope Francis tells bishops at synod's close
Cardinals Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal of Trivandrum, India, major archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church; Thomas Collins of Toronto; and Mario Poli of Buenos Aires, Argentina; participate in the Mass at the close of the Synod of Bishops on the Family. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis Sunday officially brought the Synod on the Family to a close after Mass in St. Peter's, warning against a "spirituality of illusion," and reminding pastors of their duty to accompany the faithful and be bearers of God's mercy especially in times of suffering and conflict. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Pro-life club sues university
A pro-life club that has faced vandalism, online attacks, and mob censorship is taking the University of Alberta to court. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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