Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Famed 'Rosary Man' Charles Jacobs dies at age 96

He believed students should graduate with a diploma in one hand and a rosary in the other
Students visit Charles Jacobs in October. It is estimated he donated 20,000 rosaries to grads since 2001. Photo submitted to The B.C. Catholic.
A St. Stephen's parishioner who has been giving away rosaries to graduating students since 2001 has died. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope names first Catholic bishop of an ordinariate for former Anglicans
Msgr. Jeffrey N. Steenson of the Catholic Church's U.S. ordinariate for former Anglicans receives an Anglican into the Catholic Church in 2012. CNS photo / Nancy Phelan Wiechec.
Pope Francis has named Msgr. Steven Lopes, a Catholic priest from California, the Bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, the Anglican Ordinariate in the United States and Canada. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Assisted death panel's mandate change alarms euthanasia opponents
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.
Changes to the mandate of the panel consulting the public about doctor-assisted death have euthanasia opponents concerned about where the Liberal government will seek advice. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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