Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Cathedral to host jubilee celebration

Holy door for Year of Mercy to be opened Dec. 13
Pope Francis prays after walking through the Holy Door to inaugurate the Jubilee Year of Mercy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Dec. 8. In the background at left is retired Pope Benedict XVI, who walked through the Holy Door after Pope Francis. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano.
The doors of a cathedral in downtown Vancouver will be opened wide at the dawn of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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It's time to rediscover God's mercy, Pope says at Jubilee launch
Pope Francis opens the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica to inaugurate the Jubilee Year of Mercy at the Vatican Dec. 8. CNS photo / Maurizio Brambatti, EPA.
Pope Francis has officially commenced the Year of Mercy, calling those who pass through the newly-opened Holy Door to rediscover God's mercy and experience the mystery of His love. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Battle shaping up between Quebec and Ottawa on euthanasia
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.
A jurisdictional battle between Quebec and the federal government over euthanasia and assisted suicide is heading for the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC). For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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