Thursday, January 7, 2016

Indulgences repair the damage of sin

Chancellor compares the concept to fixing a broken window
Crowd waits outside Holy Rosary Cathedral for the opening of ths holy door for the Year of Mercy. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
When Pope Francis flung open the holy door in Rome for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, he welcomed pilgrims to come and receive indulgences. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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All humanity seeks God, Pope explains
Men in traditional attire guide camels during a parade on the feast of the Epiphany in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In a restless age when humanity fails to find the answer to their continuous searching, the Magi who go out looking for Christ only to find Him in a humble stable in Bethlehem are a key example of where to turn, Pope Francis said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Become pregnant with God to awaken others to Christ: nuncio
Nuncio Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi celebrated Mass at St. Joseph's Oratory Dec. 30 as part of Catholic Christian Outreach Rise Up 2015 in Montreal. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
More than 700 young people gathered at St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal Dec. 30 were urged by the nuncio to be pregnant with God so others might be awakened to love in Christ. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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