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Mary Wagner convicted in April, sentenced in May By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Mary Wagner

Love requires work, not just attraction or feelings, Pope tells couples

Marriage 'a vocation from God' which 'requires a journey' By Elise Harris Vatican City Caption: Pope Francis accept

Ottawa churches to stage 'The Big Give' June 6

Giveaway sites will also offer car washes, face painting, jumping castles, and musical entertainment By Deborah Gyapong

Speakers share moving personal stories

Baby boy given very small chance of surviving after birth By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic VICTORIA Capt

March for Life condemns abortion and euthanasia

About 2,000 protestors make 'pilgrimage' to Victoria as they join with more than 25,000 in Ottawa By Agnieszka Krawczyn

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Deacons 'marked with an indelible sign'

Monday, 25 May 2015
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Men in Black triumph in annual Youth Day derby

Sunday, 24 May 2015
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Monk glimpsed mystery of priesthood via parents' love

Saturday, 23 May 2015
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Op-Ed

Church faces a major crisis in Germany

- Monday, 25 May 2015

German episcopate unintentionally confesses pastoral failure By George Weigel Cardinal Karl Lehmann arrives for a meeting at the Vatican in 2013. George Weigel has discussed Europe's crisis of faith with him. (Photo: Paul Haring / CNS) The Church in the 21st century owes a lot to 20th-century German Catholicism: for its generosity to Catholics in the Third World; for the witness of martyrs like Alfred Delp, Bernhard Lichtenberg, and Edith Stein; and for its contributions to Biblical studies, systematic and moral theology, liturgical renewal, and Catholic social doctrine, through which...
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Theology need not oppose science of evolution

- Friday, 22 May 2015

How the magisterium uses Aquinas to explain the fact of evolution BY C.S. MORRISSEY Catholics can embrace whatever material truths evolutionary science reveals about human origins, as long as they preserve the spiritual truth: i.e., the direct creation of the soul as form of the body is reserved for God alone, which is what Aquinas means, writes C.S. Morrissey, when Aquinas says the formation of bodily matter in Adam and Eve was immediately from God. (Photo: ThomisticEvolution.org) The Catholic Church teaches that God directly creates every human soul in a special act of creation. The human parents contribute the material conditions, but God alone is able to create an immortal soul at the moment of conception perfectly united with the body of that new human life....
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Canadian

Bishops want in on assisted suicide consultation

Wednesday, 27 May 2015
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The challenges facing today's priests can lead to disillusionment

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
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St. Joseph provides model for fatherhood: Michael D. O'Brien

Monday, 25 May 2015
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
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Pope's Message for World Communications Day

- Friday, 08 May 2015

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 49th WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love The family is a subject of profound reflection by the Church and of a process involving two Synods: the recent extraordinary assembly and the ordinary assembly scheduled for next October. So I thought it appropriate that the theme...
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Canadian Council of Churches Letter to PM

- Friday, 10 April 2015

Dear Prime Minister Harper, Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. With you and all Canadians we are deeply troubled by the rise of what has been called by several names: the Islamic State (IS), the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This group has been responsible for brutal killings and kidnappings,...
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