Friday, February 19, 2016

B.C. educators gather for first-ever provincial meet

Federation of Independent School Associations celebrates 50th anniversary on the occasion
Daniel Pink
Clapping echoed through the Vancouver Convention Centre as more than 5,100 educators gathered under one roof Feb. 4-5. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis expresses grief at the Mexico-U.S. border
Rosa Maria Estala cries during a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Feb. 17. CNS photo / David Maung.
At the Mexico-U.S. border town of Ciudad Juarez, Pope Francis told hundreds of thousands of people present to beg God for the "gift of tears" over the suffering of others, especially those suffering forced migration. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Bishops continue fight against transgender guidelines
Archbishop Richard Smith has joined others in expressing his frustration with the provincial government's new gender identity guidelines. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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