Monday, June 20, 2016

St. Patrick's holds service for lost children

Parishioners light candles, sing, and pray at memorial service for the aborted
Candles glow in the church as participants grieve the loss of aborted children and pray for healing for their families. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.

Caption: Pro-life activist and memorial organizer Stephanie Gray (left) talks with Father Matthew To and speaker Elizabeth Sutcliffe. "This event provided closure," to several "heartbroken" participants, Gray said. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A memorial in Maple Ridge for aborted children had the gravity of a funeral. For full story
 see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Canada now officially a killer country at end of life as well as beginning of life
Euthanasia and assisted suicide passes final Senate hurdle

Demonstrators step into white garbage bags June 1 to represent the body bags that will result from euthanasia and assisted suicide. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The Liberal government's euthanasia and assisted suicide Bill C-14 received Royal Assent and became law June 17. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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