Friday, August 19, 2016

Protestors paddle down the Peace to oppose Site C

Farmers, ranchers, activists, and First Nations unite in common cause against proposed dam
Janet Gray, representing the B.C. and Yukon branch of KAIROS (left), and Katrina Laquian, a member of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, paddle across Peace River in protest July 9. Deirdre Kelly / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
Canoes and kayaks dotted the Peace River as farmers, ranchers, activists, and First Nations paddled across it in protest of the Site C dam. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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CCCB issues Year of Mercy text on Sacrament of Reconciliation
Pope Francis hears the confession of a young woman during World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro July 26, 2013. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops' (CCCB) Episcopal Commission for Doctrine has released a text on the beauty of the Sacrament of Reconciliation or Confession. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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