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THE LATEST FROM THE CATHOLIC CIVIL RIGHTS LEAGUE
I believe what we need is to strengthen the social safety net for young women who find themselves pregnant. We need to do more to provide them with solid reasons to have their babies — beyond that it is the right thing to do or the Church says it is so.read more
The CCRL Welcomes Court Ruling in Nova Scotia Favourable to Trinity Western, Warns of Future Clash of Competing Charter Rights
It is important to note that yesterday’s favourable decision focused on administrative law and did not address Charter arguments on the need for respect for authentic pluralism. By engaging in a broad discussion of possible proposals toward a pathway of rejecting accreditation of TWU, the court seemed to invite a future clash of competing Charter rights.read more
The bond between Catholics and suffering can seem awfully strange to an outsider — even to an insider. Many saints, even those among the gentlest and holiest, sought suffering as a way to get closer to Christ on the cross.read more
Prayer has been part of my life for years but intensified during my illness. Even during times I could barely mumble an Our Father or a Hail Mary I persisted. I began to believe that God does not require perfection of words but more the dogged attempt to reach His merciful arms.read more