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Police investigating Brampton church blaze

Brampton, Ontario – Peel Regional Police are investigating after an incendiary device was thrown through a window of a newly built Brampton church at around 4 a.m. Friday, causing a fire that damaged… Continue reading

Federal government ends part-time contracts with minority-faith prison chaplains

The federal government has decided to end its contracts nationwide with minority-faith chaplains who had been working part-time in Canada’s federal prisons. Full-time chaplains who remain will be expected to provide spiritual guidance… Continue reading

Jailed Pakistani girl terrified, activist says

ISLAMABAD • A Pakistani Christian girl detained on accusations of defaming Islam was too frightened to speak in a prison where she is being held in solitary confinement for her safety, an activist… Continue reading

Pussy Riot might go to jail in the West, too

It’s tough to think of a novel take on the plight of the Russian punk-protest band Pussy Riot. Is two years in prison for rudely interrupting a church service in any way supportable?… Continue reading

Anti-religious gunman charged

A gunman said “I don’t like your politics” before opening fire on a Christian lobby group’s security guard in Washington DC, says the FBI. Floyd Lee Corkins, 28, also allegedly had a bag… Continue reading

Government-funded ‘registry of homophobic acts’ launched in Quebec

QUEBEC – In what they are touting as a “world first,” a Quebec homosexual activist group has launched a “registry of homophobic acts” with support and funding from the Quebec Government’s Justice Department. … Continue reading

Toronto Police Target Faith Group

TORONTO – Canada Day 2012 saw thousands of LGBT activists join the Toronto Pride Parade, backed by an army of Toronto Police Services to enforce their side of the law. A small group… Continue reading

German court outlaws religious circumcision for boys

BERLIN — Circumcising young boys on religious grounds causes grievous bodily harm, a German court ruled Tuesday in a landmark decision that the Jewish community said trampled on parents’ religious rights. The regional… Continue reading