Monday, November 16, 2015

Interfaith event attracts many believers

Conference marks 50 years since significant Vatican II document, Nostra Aetate
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, (centre, back) meets with 14 other faith leaders from across the province to start a new organization Nov. 4. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The Church officially denounced anti-Semitism and urged better relations with other religions in a document half a century ago. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis: Christian joy comes from going against the tide
Pope Francis gestures during lunch with the poor at the Mensa di San Francesco Poverino, a charity centre run by Caritas, in Florence, Italy, Nov. 10. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano, handout.
Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Florence Nov. 10, saying that joy comes from discerning the real Jesus from the image offered by distorted philosophies of God, popular only for a short time. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Home the place of healing
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle. Blake Sittler / Prairie Messenger (CCN).
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of the Philippines spoke at the World Meeting of Families about the painful situations of loneliness, poverty, illness, addiction, and other issues. His talk at the Sept. 22-25 international gathering in Philadelphia was entitled "The Family: A Home for the Wounded Heart." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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