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Let us show courage and fortitude as we fight the battles and bear witness.
Christ is risen. Indeed, He is truly risen! Alleluia, alleluia!
As we celebrate the incarnation of God as man, we remain resolute in prayer: Jesus, come and find rest in the hearts of your faithful, and renew the face of the earth.
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.
The maintenance of the Church Attacks Database is costly. If you are financially able, we humbly request that you add the CCRL in your Advent and yearend donations.
The CCRL is providing Canada’s only nationwide database that tracks and records attacks against our churches and other Catholic properties.
The CCRL has been working with media to highlight the unacceptable violence against Catholic churches across Canada in July and the lacklustre response from politicians and law enforcement to find and charge perpetrators, deterring further attacks.
We stand with the victims of the residential school program and seek healing and reconciliation, but violence and property destruction does not answer these needs.
The CCRL decries the destruction of these two churches as acts of violence against religion and people of faith.
The state, including Canadian courts, should not become enmeshed in religious, doctrinal, and pastoral disputes. The Supreme Court’s decision clarifies that religious organizations, and similar non-profit or charitable groups, will not be subject to court review, unless underlying legal or contractual rights are involved.
Supporters and friends of the Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) are placing crucifixes in their windows and on their front porches and banners of the Good News to demonstrate a public witness to our faith from Holy Week through Eastertide.
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We are Canada’s only lay organization devoted exclusively to combating anti-Catholic defamation and to bringing Church teaching to bear on issues of public debate.