Friday, July 8, 2016

Youngsters 'adopt' the homeless in prayer

Grade 4 students bring to God real prayer intentions from less fortunate adults
Children in Grades 1 and 4 at St. Francis de Sales School make 400 sandwiches to donate to a Downtown Eastside drop-in centre. Photo submitted.
Nine- and 10-year-olds are praying for the personal intentions of homeless and drug-addicted people in Vancouver's poorest neighbourhood. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Fight continues against increasing pressure to kill patients
Dr. Catherine Ferrier speaks on Parliament Hill in June at a demonstration against euthanasia. Euthanasia Prevention Coalition executive director Alex Schadenberg is in the background. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The ink was barely dry on the new assisted suicide and euthanasia law when euthanasia opponents had to fight against new challenges to expand the law's reach. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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