Thursday, October 20, 2016

Diocese of Nelson prepares for diaconate program

Deacons will serve in areas of need, such as ministry to prisoners and to migrants, says director
Father Bart van Roijen
The southern interior is preparing to carry out Catholic outreach throughout the community with the introduction of a new permanent diaconate program. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Delays in refugee arrivals hurt sponsors
Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum in the foyer of the House of Commons. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has told the Immigration Minister delays in refugee arrivals is hurting the private sponsorship program. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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