Canada Stands in Solidarity with ‘Normal, Peaceful Muslims’: Kenney

Amidst a day of stormy backlash from opposition parties over the Conservative government’s anti-Muslim rhetoric, Defence and Multiculturalism minister Jason Kenney took advantage of a brief appearance at a religious freedom conference Wednesday night to smooth things over. “I say…

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Québec’s very problematic Charter proposal

I grew up in Québec.  We saw nuns in full habit everywhere: in schools, driving cars, the shopping centre.  That Québec … steeped in religion, where penitents mounted the stairs to Montréal’s Oratoire St. Joseph…

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The Third Opinion: Carrying the torch of faith globally

The creation of a new Office of Religious Freedom within Canada’s Foreign Affairs department has been generally panned as “pandering” to ethnic voters. It is anything but … A look at the provenance and profile…

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“If you are a guest in my home, there are certain rules of courtesy”

Interfaith dialogue, as we have known it, that peaceful, sanguine and polite discourse, is dead.Yes, dead.The day of treating everyone like equals with equal truths in the marketplace of ideas is… over.The day of fascination…

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