This Week in Religion 2018-03-04

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  “OTTAWA — The Conservative Party decided early Thursday not to proceed with a House of Commons motion that a Canadian Sikh organization says labels its community as “terrorists.” The Canadian Sikh Association posted on its social media channels Thursday morning that they were thankful the Tories had … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-02-25

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  “Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he and Justin Trudeau agreed to fight terrorism and those who misuse religion to divide people when they met in New Delhi. Modi rolled out reams of red carpet and a horse honour guard, and hugged Trudeau upon his arrival at the … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-02-22

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Donned in a traditional Indian dress and head wrapped in orange cloth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the holiest site of the Sikh faith in Amritsar, India, on Wednesday. Not only is the Golden Temple the holiest religious site for Sikhs, experts say it is also an important shrine for … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-02-18

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “The fruits of the Liberals’ anti-Islamophobia motion, M-103, that called for study and recommendation on religious discrimination in Canada, were revealed Feb. 1. The committee overseeing the issue released their report “Taking Action Against Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Including Islamophobia.” The report has just … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-02-12

“The head of the regional Catholic Church is taking issue with a condition in the Canada Summer Jobs Grant (CSJG) program that requires applications to attest support for reproductive rights, which includes the right to access safe and legal abortion. As a result, Bishop Ronald Fabbro says the diocese won’t apply for the … Continue reading

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