Thursday, October 29, 2015

Sister with 'amazing memory' looks over the years

Her brother died of cancer Sept. 16, 1990
Sister Josephine Carney, sister of the late Archbishop James Francis Carney, at her home in Victoria. BCC file photo.
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, of Vancouver recently celebrated a memorial Mass for one of his predecessors, Archbishop James Francis Carney. Now, 25 years after his death, Archbishop Carney is remembered as a strong voice for Church teaching and as the prelate who welcomed Mother Teresa and Pope John Paul II to B.C. soil. He died of cancer Sept. 16, 1990. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Prayer is the treasure of all religions, says Pope
Pope Francis smiles as he greets prelates during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Stefano Rellandini, Reuters.
Pope Francis remarked on Wednesday's anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's declaration on the relation of the Church to non-Christian religion by saying the world looks to religious believers for their ability to pray. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB and COLF publish interventions on euthanasia consultations
CCCB President Bishop Douglas Crosby of Hamilton. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Organization for Life and Family have released their submissions to a federal consultation on euthanasia and assisted suicide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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