Tag Archive: Catholic

Yukon Education Minister forbids Catholic schools to teach Catholic doctrine on homosexuality

WHITEHORSE, Yukon – Scott Kent, the Education Minister for the Yukon, has forbidden publicly funded Catholic schools to educate students about the Catholic Church’s teachings on homosexuality. Last week, Yukon Bishop Gary Gordon… Continue reading

Kelly McParland: Quebec judge strikes a blow against the scourge of secular fundamentalists

Judge Bernard Mandeville showed so much sense in ruling on a case of “public worship” in Montreal on Wednesday, it’s almost enough to revive your faith in the courts. After three-year legal battle,… Continue reading

Supreme Court muzzles free speech in Canada, rules against Catholic pro-family activist

OTTAWA – Canada’s top court has released an unanimous decision today that critics say has struck a monumental blow against freedom of speech, opinion, and religion across the country. The court ordered the… Continue reading

Manitoba poised to demand faith-based independent schools allow gay-straight alliances

Manitoba appears set to demand faith-based independent schools allow gay-straight alliances, sparking complaints it will be a threat to their freedom of religion. The province may well be the first to require private… Continue reading

Christian college prof to head Harper government’s new Office of Religious Freedom

OTTAWA —   A young religious studies professor from Ottawa will serve as Canada’s official champion of religious rights abroad, the Harper government announced Tuesday. Andrew Bennett, who teaches the history of Christianity at… Continue reading

The future of Ontario education under Wynne

Teresa Pierre, CCRF Director and founder of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), joins Sun TV’s Michael Coren to discuss the future of religious freedom in Ontario’s public and Catholic schools. View the video… Continue reading

In 2012, 105,000 Christians have died for their faith

In 2012, 105,000 Christians have died for their faith   According to statistics gathered by the Catholic Church, during the year 2012 around 105,000 Christians have died all over the world for their… Continue reading

Kwantlen University President Chides CCRF, Says Religious Freedom Case Now Closed

Students of faith at BC’s Kwantlen University will once again receive equal treatment under the policies of the schools Student Union, following pressures from religious freedom groups. In an email to the Canadian… Continue reading

‘I felt like a criminal’: Montreal woman fighting ticket for ‘illegal’ mass grilled on the stand

Listening to the aggressive cross-examination of defendant Paula Celani Thursday, it was as if she had robbed a bank, or worse. “I felt like a criminal,” she said afterwards. In fact, Ms. Celani’s… Continue reading

Education minister shouldn’t decide on a whim what can or can’t be taught

By Michael Coren, QMI Agency Oh dear, oh dear. Just days before Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty resigned so as to digress from his government’s numerous scandals and failings, his education minister and close… Continue reading