Tag Archive: Roman Catholic

Kelly McParland: New open and inclusive Trudeau Liberal party welcomes all beliefs that match its own

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper sharpened his message on abortion Thursday, saying political parties have no business trying to “impose” a position on politicians when it comes to matters of morality and… Continue reading

Me! Me! Me! – Catholic school board responds to student’s homophobia allegations

A French Catholic school board says allegations of homophobia filed by a student with Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal are “groundless.” Christopher Karas, a grade 12 student at Mississauga Catholic high school, École Secondaire… Continue reading

Catholic schools can’t force student to attend mass, court rules

The Ontario Superior Court has ruled that student at a Catholic high school who is entitled to be excused from religious courses must also be excused, if they wish, from religious field trips… Continue reading

Why being a Christian could be the most dangerous identity to hold in the world today

by Charles Lewis There are many reasons why it is hard to see Christians as the world’s most aggrieved victims: there are 2.2. billion Christians worldwide, far too numerous to be vulnerable; Christians… Continue reading

Ex-Commissionaire says religious views cost him top-secret clearance

OTTAWA — A former Commissionaire says he was denied the chance to get the top-secret security clearance needed to work at a government agency after telling interviewers he is Catholic and believes armed… Continue reading

Editorial: Loyola’s Freedom of Religion

Ray Pennings is Executive Vice President of Cardus, and writes for their online journal, the Cardus Daily. Canada’s Supreme Court will hear a case next spring that will greatly impact the future choices… Continue reading

Supreme Court to hear Loyola High School’s case against mandatory ethics and religion course

MONTREAL – Alone in its lengthy legal challenge of the Quebec government’s Ethics and Religious Culture program, Loyola High School will now takes its case against the Quebec government’s compulsory course all the… Continue reading

Editorial: Quebec’s Religion Problems are Mere Symptoms

Several years ago my son was cycling home to his apartment in Outremont when he was approached at a corner by neighbours asking for a somewhat unusual favour. They were devout Jews. It… Continue reading

Human Rights Commission Won’t Protect Faith – Just Orientation

Two years after Rogers Sportsnet anchor Damian Goddard was sacked soon after coming out in favour of “traditional” marriage, the Canadian Human Rights Commission has dismissed his longstanding claim that the firing was… Continue reading

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