Tag Archives: Thomas Collins

Thomas Collins is the Catholic Church’s Archbishop of Toronto since 2006.

Grumpy Old Men

by | February 15, 2016

The grumpy looking old man wearing the symbol of persecution around his neck is Thomas Cardinal Collins, the archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto and the primary authority over publicly-funded Catholic separate schools in Ontario. As a Cardinal, Collins is a member of the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church, an institution that is… Read more »

Twenty Fifteen

by | December 20, 2014

George Orwell’s dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, was published in 1949; the year 1984 has come and gone, but the culturally literate recognize references to words and phrases from the novel: Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, and Newspeak. Although there is no expectation that this post will be as popular as Nineteen Eighty-Four or will coin as… Read more »

Mike Del Grande: Keeping the Faith

by | December 12, 2014

LifeSiteNews.com appears to be applauding Toronto Catholic District School Board’s new chair, Mike Del Grande’s refusal to “take marching orders from the state” when it comes to crucial moral issues like the awaited explicit sex ed program from the Wynne government. In fact, Del Grande should invoke his constitutional right to silence instead of shooting… Read more »

“You Know the Story”

by | November 12, 2014

In today’s post on The Inside Agenda Blog, Steve Paikin asks, “Would the Ontario Government Ever Consider De-Funding the Catholic School System?” Paikin begins his article by providing some familiar background about public funding of Catholic schools in Ontario: You know the story. Nearly 150 years ago, the Fathers of Confederation made a grand compromise… Read more »