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As we wrote recently, British Columbia currently has a total prohibition on public religious services; what is of most concern to Catholics is the lack of public Masses and other sacraments. Toronto recently won a limited victory, of sorts (see the Oliver Twist and Mr. Bumble analogy in a recent post), which in this case is like the Church getting a second helping of watery porridge – going from a limited capacity of ten people per church, to ten percent capacity. It’s something, and may keep things going for a while.
Religious leaders and their lawyers in BC also fought back through the legal process, going to the Supreme Court of the province; but the recent decision by Chief Justice Hinkson went against them. As one communique from ARPA Canada put it:
The churches at the centre of this case argued that these restrictions unreasonably infringed the freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and freedom of association – all four of the Charter’s fundamental freedoms. Attorney General lawyers conceded that three of these freedoms were in fact infringed, and Chief Justice Hinkson agreed with the petitioners with respect to all four. However, he decided that these infringements were reasonable given the circumstances.
Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) re-affirmed their opposition to (MAiD) euthanasia and assisted suicide at this weekend’s online policy convention.
General Saverio Capolupo shakes hands with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace in 2016.
Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, wears a mask during a press conference on “Preparing the future, building peace in the time of Covid-19” inside the Vatican Press Office, July 7, 2020.
“Faith without works is dead” (James 2:17) – Steps 8 and 9 are action steps I undertake to clean my side of the street and put myself right with self, others and God.
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The raising of Lazarus from the dead is the fulfillment of the prophecy and promise of the Holy Spirit. Why delay? Ask for more of the Holy Spirit today!
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