Catholic groups make their case in Christian law school hearing

Posted December 2, 2017 10:19 pm by Editor

Catholic groups make their case in Christian law school hearing

OTTAWA – Lawyers representing Trinity Western University faced tough questions from Supreme Court Justices Nov. 30 in an important religious freedom case involving communal rights.At issue is the Trinity Western’s proposed law school that both the B.C. Law Society and the Law Society of Upper Canada have refused to accredit because of the private evangelical Christian school’s community covenant.In the covenant, all students, faculty and staff agree to abide by Christian moral behaviours, including abstinence from sexual activity outside of traditional marriage.Justice Richard Wagner led off by saying “students who don’t share the same sexual orientation” will either have to

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