Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Focolare group commemorates founder's death

Local pillar of community also honoured for her contributions

Marilu Mayuga stands behind a photo of Focolare founder Chiara Lubich. Mayuga's mother, Emma Tinio, started the local community from her own home. Josh Tng / The B.C. Catholic.
Members of a Catholic lay movement devoted to unity gathered for the eighth anniversary of the death of the founder of the Focolare movement. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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UN event stresses maternal health care in Africa, not abortion

MaterCare International Founder Dr. Robert Walley addressed a side event at UN headquarters March 17 on maternal health care in Africa. Photo by Dave Woods, courtesy Campaign Life Coalition.
Canada's Dr. Robert Walley, founder of MaterCare International, made a passionate plea for better maternal health care for African women March 17 at UN headquarters in New York. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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