CCRL Easter Message 2022

Toronto, ON April 17, 2022 – Christ is risen! Indeed, He is truly risen! How challenging it must be for our Ukrainian brothers and sisters to find the joy of the risen Christ this Easter. But the risen Christ takes on the sins and failings of our world and transcends...

CCRL Christmas Message 2021

Toronto, ON December 25, 2021 – In a country so blessed with prosperity and an amazing quality of life, the past two years have been a reminder that circumstances can change rather quickly. Our earthly “paradise” quickly descends into a vale of tears, especially for...

The CCRL Mourns the Passing of Janine Langan, DSS

Toronto, ON December 17, 2021 – The CCRL is saddened to report that our dear friend and mentor, Janine Langan, has died, at the age of 88, on Sunday, December 12, 2021.  Janine suffered a fall in the windstorm on the day before and she did not recover from a cranial...

Help the CCRL with our Church Attacks Database

Toronto, ON December 15, 2021 – On November 23, the Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) launched its Church Attacks Database, accessible from www.ccrl.ca  cataloging attacks against Catholic churches in Canada ranging from the breaking of stained-glass windows, to...

Burning Down Churches is Not the Answer

Toronto, ON July 1, 2021 – On June 22, the Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) decried the burning down of two Catholic Churches in British Columbia on June 21, National Indigenous People’s Day. In less than ten days, two more churches in BC have been attacked in...