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 Canadian … 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 two … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-02-12

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “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 … Continue reading

This Week in Religion 2018-01-28

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen [Editor’s note: The groups and organizations seem open about it. Granted, I appreciate the truth in public and honesty as a cherished value. Some religious beliefs, convictions, doctrines, stances, and values stand against reproductive health rights in some cases. With the recent news from the government and … Continue reading

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