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The CCRL Mourns the Passing of Janine Langan, DSS
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.
Help the CCRL with our Church Attacks Database
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 Launches a Database of Attacks Against Catholic Churches in Canada
The CCRL is providing Canada’s only nationwide database that tracks and records attacks against our churches and other Catholic properties.
CCRL Media Update: The Destruction and Desecration of Churches in Canada
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.
Burning Down Churches is Not the Answer
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 Burning Down of two Catholic Churches on Indigenous Land in BC
The CCRL decries the destruction of these two churches as acts of violence against religion and people of faith.
Victory for Churches, Religious Freedom at the Supreme Court of Canada
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.
CCRL’s Holy Week 2021 Call for Public Expression of Faith
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.
Kept Away from our Churches, Let Us Pray for Each Other this Holy Week
As we prepare for the Sacred Triduum, it is time to reflect on the great truth of our faith, the joy of the resurrection. We are comforted in the sure knowledge of the great love and mercy of God, as we are confronted by the sadness and tears of our broken world.
Death on Demand Comes to Canada with Euthanasia Expansion
As of yesterday evening, Canadians can be killed by a doctor more easily.
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