Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Vancouver’

Covenant signed with Kamloops First Nation

Monday, April 8th, 2024

Almost three years ago, reports of underground anomalies near a former Kamloops residential school caused a firestorm of media mistruths about mass graves, which became a focus of Pope Francis’ visit to Canada in 2022. Now, the Catholic Church and the Kamloops First Nation are to acknowledge historical and recent painful experiences and continue “walking Read more

Hospices, palliative care facilities offer physician assisted suicide

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

A Vancouver medical authority’s hospice and palliative care facilities now include a medically assisted death provision. The Fraser Health Board’s decision to impose the provision on their facilities has been widely criticised. A number of people have rejected the decision. They include Vancouver’s Archbishop J. Michael Miller, the director of Fraser Health Board’s palliative care Read more