Share Life 2017: we must not forget its roots

Posted March 25, 2017 8:55 pm by Editor

Share Life 2017: we must not forget its roots

During Lent the archdiocese of Toronto has its the annual Share Life campaign. Catholic social services go back to the 1850s when the diocese was established. Helping those in need has always been a central part of the Catholic faith. But an important change took place in 1975 that resulted in the formation of Share Life. Here’s a brief summary of that history:In May of 1975, the United Way of Toronto approved the admission of Planned Parenthood as a member agency. In June of that year, a meeting was held at the Chancery, outlining the position of the Council of

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