Friday, February 26, 2016

Sister Jo remembered as ideal example of consecrated life

Sibling of Archbishop Carney dedicated most of her life to Church, students
Sister Josephine Carney, SSA, embraces players at an Alumnae Field Hockey Game in 2012. Blaine Campbell / LFA Archives.
Sister Josephine Carney, the only surviving sibling of the late Archbishop James Carney, has died, just days after her 96th birthday. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope: wealth and power are good, but only when used to serve
A newly married couple hold rosaries in their hands as they leave Pope Francis' general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Feb. 24. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis cautioned that unless wealth and power are put at the service of society, especially the poor, they risk becoming instruments of corruption, private interests, and various forms of abuse. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Death committee recommendations go far beyond Carter
NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Murray Rankin, and Brigitte Sansoucy say they support the reports recommendations and are glad a recommendation for palliative care they fought for has been included. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The special Parliamentary committee on physician-assisted dying recommended Feb. 25 euthanasia for the mentally ill and opened the way for euthanasia of consenting minors. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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