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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
The most important reason for post-election sanity is a greater reliance on God the Holy Trinity and Mary and the Saints.
Since I have been a Catholic I have come to see that the real hope of mankind is not in a politician but the figure of Jesus Christ.read more
So I have vowed to once again take my pain around the city from church to church. To whoever will have me. And I will stand there on my cane, wince because it hurts, sweat at times because the morphine makes me feel ill and badger my Catholic audiences into understanding that the battle against evil has just begun.read more
We are particularly pleased that the BC Court of Appeal made its unanimous decision in part having recourse to submissions which the CCRL has used numerous times when defending religious and conscientious freedom or the role of faith in the public square. We continue to maintain that a robust concept of pluralism in Canada is a key component of a healthy democracy, and of civil society. Religious beliefs cannot be subjugated to non-belief in our public debates.read more
On Wednesday, October 26, George Weigel will speak at the CCRL’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the hall of Holy Rosary Church, 354 St. Clair Avenue West, M5P 1N4. We will begin the evening with Mass in the church at 5:30 pm. Light refreshments will follow in the church hall. The AGM will begin at 7 pm with George Weigel speaking at 7:30 pm.read more
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