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THE LATEST FROM THE CATHOLIC CIVIL RIGHTS LEAGUE

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Supreme Court Finds Religious Discrimination Against Trinity Western, Yet Still Refuses to Permit Accreditation of its Proposed Law School

The implications for religious freedoms, and for the status of religious institutions in accessing public benefits, has been seriously altered by today’s decision. We have warned in the past that the position the court will take on Trinity Western will have serious implications on provincial education rights, the position of Catholic or private schools, or the status of religious charities.

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The CCRL Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Highwood Congregation v. Wall

The Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) applauds today’s unanimous ruling in the appeal of Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses v. Randy Wall, as a strong statement in recognition of the independence of private religious institutions and the further recognition that secular courts are not qualified to rule on theological or ecclesiastical concerns. Every private institution serves to benefit from this analysis, especially those with underlying religious conceptions.

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