Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Refugees describe living one kilometre from enemy

Sayegh family's home was bombed three times before they fled and sought peace in Canada
The Sayegh family poses with volunteers from the Catholic Women's League during a welcome party in their first few days at Canadian Martyrs Parish. "Canada, from the first week, is looking very nice," Albert said. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
When Albert Sayegh fled Syria, he brought a piece of the war with him. A shred of shrapnel is embedded in his flesh on his left side. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Judicial review of Ontario physicians' college sought over forced referrals
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto and Larry Worthen, executive director of the Christian Medical and Dental Society, represented the Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience before the joint Parliamentary Committee on Physician Assisted Dying earlier this year. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Members of the Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience are taking the College of Physicians' and Surgeons of Ontario (CSPO) to court over its assisted suicide policy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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