Friday, January 14, 2005

Canada NewsWire

Canada NewsWire: "Tsunami relief: Catholic parishes raise at least $7 million in special national collection
TORONTO, Jan. 13 /CNW/ - A nation-wide collection organized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has raised at least $7 million to aid victims of the recent earthquake and tidal waves in Southeast Asia.
The total amount donated in Catholic parishes on Saturday and Sunday, January 8-9, 2005 will not be tabulated for several days. All funds collected will be added to the $2.5 million already raised by DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE, the Canadian Catholic Church's official agency for international development"


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