Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Syrian family waited four years to escape war area

Local parish community gathered resources to grant moral and material support for refugees
Nadin (left), Natali, Elias, Naya, and Rima Sabe Dayekh arrive at the Vancouver Airport in February. Rudolf Kischer / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
As the Syrian city of Aleppo was torn by conflict, Elias Dayekh knew he had to move his family to relative safety in Jordan. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Euthanasia opponents disappointed as Senate suggests amendments to Bill C-14
Conservative Senator Claude Carignan's amendment that would have required a judicial authorization for any assisted death of those not near end of life was defeated. Deborah Gyapong (CCN)
Euthanasia opponents who hoped the Senate might promote tighter safeguards and add conscience protection in Bill C-14 are disappointed and concerned. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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