Weekly Updates – April 2, 2017

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Cardinal Collins on Conscience Rights and Bill 84
On March 23, 2017, Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, appeared before a Queen’s Park committee regarding Bill 84, Medical Assistance in Dying Statute Law Amendment Act. To raise awareness on the critical issue of conscience protection, his address has been re-recorded for this video.
Full text of presentation: https://www.archtoronto.org/euthanasi…
To contact your elected Member of Provincial Parliament and to learn more on this important issue, please visit: http://CanadiansforConscience.ca

Pope apologizes for Church’s role in Rwanda Genocide – Vatican Connections
In this episode of Vatican Connection, the Canadian Bishops from Atlantic Canada meet Pope Francis in Rome for their ad limina visit; the Holy Father receives the president of Rwanda at the Vatican; and, in Jerusalem, Jesus’ burial site reopens to the public.

Bishop Barron on Who Jesus Truly Is
Thomas Joseph White’s book “The Incarnate Lord” discusses the importance of Jesus’ identity. The classical tradition of Christology understood Jesus ontologically, that is to say, in terms of his fundamental being or existential identity; whereas modern and contemporary Christology tends to understand Jesus psychologically or relationally. The transition from an ontological Christology to a consciousness Christology has conduced toward all manner of relativism, subjectivism, indifferentism, and the attenuation of evangelical zeal.

 

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