Friday, April 1, 2016

Syrians start new life after home was destroyed

Family, at church in Aleppo when their house was bombed, moves into Richmond neighbourhood
Aabeed Biyrouti (centre), his wife Ramiya Moushati (right) and their three children are welcomed at St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Behind them stand parishioners and translators. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A trip to Mass saved the lives of five Syrians. Aabeed Biyrouti, his wife Ramiya Moushati, and their three young children were at church with extended family when a bomb levelled their home in Aleppo in 2014. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Alex Schadenberg is seen on the right in this photo. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Though many welcome aspects of new spending in the Liberal's first federal budget, the lack of any funds targeted for a national palliative care strategy has raised concerns. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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