Thursday, October 6, 2016

Climate change symposium planned

Laudato Si' to be discussed
More than one year after Pope Francis's landmark encyclical, Laudato Si', its teachings will be highlighted at SFU. "Laudato Si' (On Care for our Common Home) is a landmark encyclical in the social doctrine of the Church," said Father Fernando Mignone, the SFU chaplain. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Catholic health-care centres under pressure to participate in euthanasia process
Cardinal Collins and Larry Worthen represented the Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience before the Parliamentary Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying this year. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).
An incident involving a man who was refused assessment for euthanasia at a Catholic hospital in Vancouver has increased pressure on all faith-based institutions to violate their principles. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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