The report, published by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), showed a rising trend in compelled speech, hate speech laws, censorship, the rise of cancel culture, and a growing intolerance toward some faith-based views in the West.
Pietra Fitness is a Catholic exercise program that promotes mental wellness and body-mind connection. It involves poses and stretching, a meditative environment, and prayer, although it is not, as instructors point out, “Catholic yoga.”
Conversations are rare at the Men’s Shelter, and even with sunlight streaming through the repurposed nursing dormitory windows, the atmosphere is muted and heavy. Sharon DeLalla is hoping to change this. The ex-Talitha Koum executive brings her experience working with women overcoming addiction to the Archdiocese of Vancouver men’s hostel as its new manager.
Koch was the founder of Love is the Answer, a charity that provides food, medicine, and supplies in emergency situations, financial assistance for schooling and boarding, and assists with setting up income-generating programs for Ugandans.
“To open the doors of eternal life, an eternal life that we can already live and experience here, in the daily routine of our life.” The April 21 gala was held not only to raise money for Redemptoris Mater but also to celebrate the seminarians.
“On this Mother’s Day, the good Lord has brought us together to give him thanks and praise for the 6,800 years of married life,” he said. “This includes two couples married for 70 years or more; and a great many more who have been married for 60 plus years.”