Welcome to the newest feature on the Salt + Light blog: our Week in Review featuring a rundown of Canadian stories about and from the church...with the occasional international story for good measure.
, questions are being raised about how illegal immigrants are handled while waiting to be deported from Canada. A Vancouver priest was called to give last rites
to a Mexican woman who hung herself in a holding cell at YVR airport, while awaiting deportation.
And on the international front, fans and devotees of G.K. Chesterton will be please to know an investigator has been assigned at the diocesan level to study the possibility of opening a cause for his sainthood. The investigator says Chesterton breaks the mold
, or at least conventional ideas, of what holiness looks like.
(CNS Photo/Paul Haring)