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THE LATEST FROM THE CATHOLIC CIVIL RIGHTS LEAGUE
It is hoped that TWU will proceed eventually with its application to open a law school, which will serve both Christian students and other stakeholders, by infusing the study of law with Christian witness…read more
The CCRL has consistently argued that the regime of assisted suicide enshrined in law by the Liberal government had failed to address or take into account the inadequacy of palliative care as a treatment option in Canada.read more
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.read more
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.read more