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Coast to Coast: February 15 to February 21

February 21, 2015
Here are some of the stories getting attention across the country this week:
In preparation for October’s Synod on the Family, the Vatican has asked bishops to consult as many lay people, priests and religious as possible on topics related to the family. Canadian dioceses are going forward whole heartedly to reach as many Canadian Catholics as possible.
In Saskatoon, ecumenical dialogue is a big part of Catholic life. The latest endeavour: a dialogue with Evangelical Christians of various denominations. Here’s how it’s going.
In Edmonton, attention has shifted from the recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling on assisted suicide to what it means to have “good death” and the beauty of walking with the terminally ill on their journey.
A Ugandan nun who leads a unique ministry that seeks to help shunned women recover their dignity, shared her story with an audience in Vancouver...including why she would forgive the armed rebels she had to face down.

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