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CCRL Appears Before Ontario Provincial Parliamentary Committee in Support of Conscience Rights of Healthcare Professionals Refusing to Participate in Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia
CCRL president Phil Horgan, executive director Christian Elia, along with Toronto-based barrister and solicitor and CCRL member Catherine Pawluch appeared before a legislative committee to speak against the infringement of freedom of religion and conscience of healthcare workers caused by the implementation of assisted suicide and euthanasia and the requirement for doctors to make an “effective referral” to another physician when refusing to be complicit in killing a patient.read more
Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau in Protest against $650 million Pledge for Abortion in Developing Nations
The Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) sent the following letter to Prime Minister Trudeau in strong protest against his pledge to allocate $650 million dollars for abortion in developing nations.read more
M-103 urges the government to “recognize the need to quell the increasing public climate of hate and fear”. While such aims are laudable, they should not come at the expense of a healthy, if at times difficult, debate, by imposing increasing limitations on free speech.read more
So many people treat religion as a hobby or an antique, that I was not really surprised. But still I wondered what has happened to people’s curiosity and their sense of the divine.read more
It is time that all of us look at what is going on around us. Euthanasia is warping our legal and medical systems. The first sign is a province and a college fighting like demons to prevent doctors from thinking for themselves.read more
Let Us Pray For Each Other: Attacks at places of worship have no place in Canada or any civilized society
The CCRL extends heartfelt sympathies to the families of the lost and injured victims at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec, in Quebec City.read more
A PDF download of highlights from the Catholic Civil Rights League.read more
The League thanks CCRL board member Dr. Nicholas Newman for the following letter. It was originally published in the French language newspaper La Presse, on December 10, 2016.read more
The League issued its 2016 Annual Report on October 26, 2016 at the CCRL’s AGM in Toronto.read more
This talk was delivered on November 23, 2016 at the Church of the Holy Family in Toronto, which is the seat of the Oratorian Fathers of Saint Philip Neri. The occasion was the launch of a new book, “The Lion of Münster: The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis,” by Fr. Dan Utrecht of the Oratory.read more
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