Friday, November 25, 2016

Conference to focus on refugees

Day of reflection will link to Holy Family
Men and women in religious communities as well as laity will pause to reflect on welcoming refugees and immigrants as Advent draws near. "We remember that Joseph and Mary were refugees after the birth of Jesus," said Jean-Michel Bigou of the Canadian Religious Conference. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Transgender Bill C-16 on its way to the Senate
University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson received the POGG Canada Canadian Values Award Nov. 19 in Ottawa. Shown here: POGG chairman Fred Litwin; Jordan Peterson; POGG president Edgar Simpson, and Harry Weldon, Founder of POGG. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Transgender Bill C-16 was sent to the Senate Nov. 18, despite an effort by one Conservative MP to have it reviewed in committee for its impact on freedom of expression. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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