Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Archdiocese launches climate webpage

Landing page details events in parishes and communities
The Global Catholic Climate Movement encourages Catholics to renew their relationship with creation. catholicclimatemovement.global.
Since the release of Pope Francis's second encyclical, the Archdiocese of Vancouver has set up a new climate concern webpage to collect all things climatic. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope to Ugandan youth: you are a people of martyrs
The Vatican flag and a peace banner are seen as Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives for a meeting with young people at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda Nov. 28. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
On his last day in Uganda, Pope Francis heard testimonies of suffering from young people and praised Ugandan's faith, which he said comes from the martyrs who have come before them. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Chaplain General's Christmas meant preparing for possible death
Chaplain General Brigadier General Guy Chapdelaine at the Oct. 22 memorial for the terrorist attacks in Quebec and in Ottawa the previous year. He wears a red alb as the Queen's Honorary Chaplain. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
When Brigadier General Guy Chapdelaine, the Chaplain General of the armed forces, spent Christmas in Afghanistan in 2006, he planned ahead for his possible death. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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