The B.C. Catholic

The B.C. Catholic

The B.C. Catholic is the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Articles by The B.C. Catholic

Family sues over hospital’s religious exemption for euthanasia

Jun 20, 2024 / 07:00 am

The lawsuit filed in British Columbia’s Supreme Court on June 17 wants the province to remove the religious exemption.

Catholic cemeteries on the front line against secular fear of death

Apr 1, 2024 / 07:00 am

Cemeteries are the front line of defense against society’s secularism and fear of death and suffering, said the director of Catholic Cemeteries in Vancouver. 

Survey in Canada: Religious hospitals should not be forced to provide MAiD

Oct 29, 2023 / 08:00 am

A recent survey showed that the majority of people in British Columbia support the right of religiously affiliated health care facilities to reject euthanasia.

Vancouver archbishop calls attack on Israel ‘serious violation’ of moral, international law

Oct 10, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Commenting from Rome where he is attending the Synod on Synodality, Archbishop J. Michael Miller said called news about the attack “devastating.”

Canadian bishop calls fire devastation ‘closest image to apocalyptic wasteland I have ever seen’

Aug 22, 2023 / 13:00 pm

After a 12-hour drive to escape the wildfires sweeping through Canada, Bishop Jon Hansen shared the story of his journey in an email update to parishioners.

Archbishop mourns loss of historic church in Alberta, Canada, destroyed by arson

May 25, 2023 / 12:15 pm

The archbishop of Grouard-McLennan in Northern Alberta says he is saddened but “not overcome” by the loss of a 121-year-old church to arson.