NEWS AND UPDATES:
World Day of the Sick 2020
Holy father has recently released his message to mark the 28th World Day of the Sick which is to be celebrated on February 11, 2020. In his message entitled, “Come to me, all you who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest" (Mt 11:28), Pope Francis urges that “what is needed is a personalized approach to the sick, not just of curing but also of caring, in view of an integral human healing”.
The message is available in several languages on the Holy See website.
Letter from CCCB President to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
CCCB President Archbishop Richard Gagnon has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in which he expresses the serious concerns of the Bishops of Canada regarding the proposed changes to the current legislation, as well as the survey itself.
This letter is in response to the federal consultation on the expansion of eligibility for assisted suicide/euthanasia (“Medical Assistance in Dying – MAiD) which ended on January 27, 2020. Click here to read the letter in English or in French.
The Diocese of Whitehorse is now accepting online donations via our partner Canada Helps, which is equipped to issue instantaneous tax receipts. Your generosity enables us to serve our communities, care for those in need and accomplish the mission entrusted to us by the Lord.
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