Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Parishioners praise bishop 25 years after his death

Archbishop James Francis Carney was known as a fighter for Church teaching, Catholic schools
Catholics gather in Holy Rosary Cathedral to pray during the 25th anniversary memorial Mass for the late Archbishop James Francis Carney Oct 1. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Those who knew Archbishop James Francis Carney still remember him as a caring man with a strong voice for Church teaching and Catholic education. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

African bishops throw swift punch at 'ideological colonization'
African bishops leave a session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 9. CNS / Paul Haring.
Heavy criticism of the West imposing secular values on Africa in exchange for aid emerged as a theme from the continent's bishops, as the Vatican's synod on the family kicks off its first week. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Living with Dignity group hires new executive director
Aubert Martin, executive director of Living with Dignity, has a background in both theatre and international development. Photo courtesy Living with Dignity.
The grassroots Quebec anti-euthanasia group Living with Dignity has hired a new executive director with a unique background that combines overseas development and theatre. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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