LGBT activist targets Catholic teaching as ‘conversion therapy’ that must be banned

May 22, 2020 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: Canada’s largest pro-life group is warning the country’s Catholic bishops and school trustees that the Trudeau government’s ban on so-called “conversion therapy” for minors will criminalize counselling based on Catholic teaching, and could make it a crime to teach Catholic sexual morality in Catholic schools. The Catholic Church teaches that homosexual acts are instrinsically disordered and the homosexual inclination itself objectively disordered, and that gender...

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Trudeau forces businesses, charities to ‘confirm’ they don’t ‘discriminate’ to receive emergency aid

Apr 25, 2020 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is forcing businesses, not-for-profits and registered charities applying for an emergency interest-free loan to help them through the coronavirus lockdown to “confirm” that they do not “discriminate” on the basis of “gender,” “sexual orientation,” and “religion,” among other things, in order to receive the financial help. Borrowers who do not wish to confirm the “non-discrimination” clause are excluded from the government-run...

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Canada’s largest newspaper: Catholic schools must back LGBT ‘rights’ or risk losing public funding

Nov 26, 2019 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: Canada’s largest newspaper threatened Catholic schools in an editorial that unless they get in line with homosexuality and transgender “rights,” support will only grow for an end to their public funding. The Toronto Star’s Monday editorial also excoriated beleaguered Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) trustee Mike Del Grande and called for the board to censure him. Del Grande — along with Teresa Lubinski, Garry Tanuan and Nancy Crawford — voted...

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Canada’s State Religion

Nov 4, 2019 by

by David T. Koyzis, First Things: When Canadians go to the polls, we vote for a single office-holder: a member of Parliament to represent our electoral district, or riding. Canadians do not have the luxury of “ticket splitting,” or dividing their votes between political parties. Thus when we vote for a local candidate, we are in effect voting for the party he or she represents to form a government. More often than not, a single party wins a majority of seats, but with well under a majority of...

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Parents can’t count on politicians to fight gender ideology. Time to take action

Oct 19, 2019 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: As the sexual revolution approaches total victory in the West, the latest battleground in the culture wars has begun to centre on the colonization of childhood. In the last few years, there has been a tremendous effort on the part of the LGBT movement and their allies in politics, the media, and the entertainment industry to begin introducing the tenets of their ideology to children at younger and younger ages. Those who oppose this, it almost goes without...

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LGBT activists demand removal of priest for warning against gay ‘Pride’ events

Jun 26, 2019 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: LGBT activists have launched a mail campaign asking a bishop to immediately remove a priest who cautioned his parishioners against attending so-called “Pride” events. An online form letter composed by the activists claims that Fr. Robert Chisholm of St. Gregory the Great Parish in Picton, Ontario, “went against what Pope Francis has repeatedly spoken about: the need for the Catholic Church to welcome and love all people regardless of sexual orientation. Father...

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