Here’s what’s been going on in the church in Canada this week:
National events have been obscured by the Synod of Bishops in Rome. Archbishop Paul Andre Durocher of Gatineau is there representing the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. He has been posting to his blog “Sing and Walk” on a daily basis. Check it out for an insider’s explanation of the Synod.
In Edmonton, parishes are finding new and creative ways to reach out to kids.
In Ottawa, where the supreme court is debating over Canada’s “assisted suicide” or euthanasia laws, one expert says the opposition to euthanasia needs to be framed in non-religious terms if it is to win in court.