Tag Archive: Catholic

Calling Catholic groups ‘cult-like’ does not amount to discrimination: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has dismissed a complaint against a women’s studies professor who fought a Catholic volunteerism program at Brock University, saying her anti-Catholic comments were offensive, but not akin to… Continue reading

Ontario Education Minister bans Catholic teaching from Catholic schools

TORONTO — In an attempt to underscore the McGuinty government’s commitment to public funding for abortion, Ontario Education Minister Laurel Broten issued a decree today banning the teaching of Catholic doctrine on the… Continue reading

Pondering a ‘rising tide’ of threats to religious freedom

Beyond any doubt, religious freedom has emerged as the premier social and political concern of the Catholic church in the early 21st century. Pope Benedict XVI offered confirmation as recently as last Saturday,… Continue reading

Ontario being selective about religious accomodation – Blizzard

— Christina Blizzard , QMI Agency TORONTO – Welcome to Ontario — where we have “religious accommodation,” in our public schools. Or not, depending on which religion needs accommodation. If you’re a Catholic… Continue reading

Radio Interview with CCRF Chair Highlights Plans to Defend Religious Freedom

TORONTO – In a recent interview with Radio Teapoli Catholic Radio, CCRF Chair Father Geoffrey Korz presented the council’s strategies for addressing the growing number of religious freedom issues in Canada. Korz highlighted the… Continue reading

Ontario Catholic Leaders Cave In to Government Pressure

Sharon McMillan, Co-ordinator of Communications and Media Relations for the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association, recently publicized the Associations new position on Gay-Straight Alliances in Ontario Catholic Schools. It was sent to all… Continue reading