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THE LATEST FROM THE CATHOLIC CIVIL RIGHTS LEAGUE
The Catholic Civil Rights League Mourns the Death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
We have been blessed and are incredibly grateful to have had the guidance from Pope Benedict XVI to assist and sustain us with the fullness of Catholic teachings in matters of public importance in Canada and the world. We can find numerous references in his words where he brought Christ and the theology of the Church to the public square, against the onslaught of efforts to remove positions of faith from public engagement. May our former Supreme Pontiff find peace and rest in the comfort of the promises of Christ. May we be inspired to find our own friendship with Christ, as Pope Emeritus Benedict encouraged.
The CCRL in 2022 – Message from Phil Horgan, CCRL President and General Counsel
We find a Light in the Darkness!
The CCRL Submits Critical Feedback to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) Decrying their Proposed Changes to the Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide Policy for Ontario’s Doctors
The acceptance of abortion, or euthanasia, soon to be provided for those with mental illness, should not be allowed to undermine the charism of Catholic hospitals. That was not the intended effect of such changes to the law. The people of Ontario, whether of faith or no faith, have not turned against Catholic hospitals with such a fierce intolerance.
Crown drops charges against Fr. Anthony Van Hee S.J. under the Safe Access to Abortion Services Act
Today, over four years from the original charges, Crown Attorney Meaghan Cunningham advised the Ontario Court of Justice that it would not proceed with its prosecution of 87-year-old Jesuit priest, Father Anthony Van Hee.
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