Canadian bishops renew their opposition to euthanasia in Catholic hospitals

There is no place for euthanasia or assisted suicide in Catholic hospitals, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops said Thursday. In a statement released the day after the British Columbia government said it would take over land beside Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital for a euthanasia site, the bishops reiterated their opposition to “medical assistance in dying” in Catholic...

Canada Post’s 2023 Christmas stamp portrays the newborn Jesus cradled in Mary’s arm as she gently gazes down with love.

Vancouver artist depicts mother’s sacrificial love in Marian Christmas stamp from Canada Post

Vancouver artist Adrian Horvath has been designing postage stamps for Canada Post for years, from an Endangered Turtles of Canada set to a collection of Snow Mammals. He even worked on the famed Star Trek series of stamps the post office issued in 2016 and 2017.  But Horvath’s latest work holds special importance for him as a Christian. His design for...

Tammy Peterson

Tammy Peterson is coming home

By Sheila Nonato Tammy Peterson is a truth-teller and a truth-seeker. Peterson, 62, is a cancer survivor and host of The Tammy Peterson Podcast that delves into issues such as faith through a counter-cultural lens. Her podcast’s subtle artwork borrows from Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam, which famously illustrates the fingers of God and man almost touching....

Jimmy Lai, Hong Kong

Vancouver’s Archbishop Miller joins call for Hong Kong government to release pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai

Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller is among a group of 10 Catholic leaders from around the world this week who called upon the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to release prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and Catholic Jimmy Lai, who has been imprisoned there for nearly three years.  Noting the situation in...

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