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Educator upholds merits of religion in public

Dr. Shawn Flynn of St. Mark's College participates in roundtable at UBC Robson By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic

Give them more than just a hashtag, activist says

Kidnapped Nigerian girls deserve more concrete action to rescue them By Kevin Jones JOS, Nigeria (CNA) Caption: A c

Catholic doctor taking conscience fight to next level

Physician has previously had to defend herself from an anonymous accusation By Michael Swan The Catholic Register OTT

CD sales suffer downturn

U.S. data suggests music streaming has gone mainstream (Caption: The CD is going the way of the dodo. Peter Vogel wri

St. Mark's College to give bioethicist an honorary doctorate

For 11 years she has been the director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholi

If men and women aren't different, we have problems: Pope Francis

Theories of 'so-called gender theory' are an expression of frustration and resignation By Ann Schneible VATICAN CITY (

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Archdiocese hosts local World Youth Day event

Tuesday, 14 April 2015
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Coalition warns against assisted suicide

Monday, 13 April 2015
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Longtime AIDS researcher meets Pope Francis

Sunday, 12 April 2015
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Op-Ed

Cardinal influenced council 72 years later

- Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Prelate's teaching still applies in 'the challenge of our time' By George Weigel Pilgrims pray during a vigil at Hyde Park in London Sept. 18, on the eve of the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman. (Photo: Suzanne Plunkett, Reuters / CNS) That Blessed John Henry Newman was one of the great influences on Vatican II is a commonplace, as Cardinal Newman's biographer, Father Ian Ker, puts it. But what does that mean? What influence did Blessed Newman have on a council that opened 72 years after his death? And from...
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Creationists offer imprudent, improbable claims

- Saturday, 11 April 2015

Creationists offer imprudent, improbable claims BY C.S. MORRISSEY Pius XII's caution in Humani Generis was due to evolutionary hypotheses in 1950 about a multi-regional, polygenetic model of human origins. Since then, advanced understanding of the fossil record and the genetic data has attained the single-region, out-of-Africa theory of human origins. In other words, the theory of evolution no longer generates hypotheses that could be taken to deny that all humans share a common human nature, fallen but assumed and redeemed by Christ, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: ThomisticEvolution.org) Catholic apologist Karl Keating writes of The New Geocentrists who deny the earth orbits the sun. The geocentrists lament the Church’s apology over Galileo, and allege the Church has gone horribly off course ever since. They self-publish entire books to prove, not just that the entire universe orbits a stationary earth, but also to prove that...
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Canadian

Put a price on carbon, religious investors say

Thursday, 16 April 2015
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Conscience motion seeks to defend free votes for moral issues

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
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Canadian Council of Churches writes to Prime Minister

Tuesday, 14 April 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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Special

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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The Catholic Press & the Catholic Press Collection

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Stories of faith need a financial boost By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic There will be a second collection during Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the Catholic press. This annual collection helps offset parishs' costs of sending The B.C. Catholic newspaper to approximately 27,000 subscribers' homes. Every parish takes it up, and unlike most collections, this collection stays within the parish,...
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