Tag: Canada

Ontario police crack down on in-person worship at several churches

As in the US, several Canadian churches have resisted lockdown measures that they believe violate their religious freedom.

Canadian church fined for second time for violation of gatherings ban

Riverside was first fined for refusing to adhere to a public health restriction on in-person worship last November.

Canadian church sues a province for its ban of drive-in worship

Present public health restrictions in the province of Manitoba allow gatherings of a maximum five people.

Dutch government wants to recycle dead bodies

The method is currently used in Canada, Australia and some US states. The funeral industry is confident about the proposal.

Canadian faith leaders join to oppose expansion of assisted suicide

Public opinion polls have consistently shown Canadians support having access to legal medically induced suicide

"Ecological" organisation encourages couples not to have children

On the campaign's website, one can find a number of arguments to "prove" the wisdom of not extending the family.

Asia Bibi asks Pakistan's Prime Minister to protect minorities in the country

"I suffered terribly and lived through so many difficulties, but now I am free."

Stolen tabernacle was found in Canada

The Eucharist was not found in the tabernacle, but because it was in a body of water, it may have dissolved.

A tabernacle was stolen from a cathedral in Canada

The rector of the cathedral stated that the thieves had previously cased the cathedral to determine how to break-in.

A statue of the Virgin Mary has been decapitated in Toronto

Police are now investigating the incident, which Sgt Jeff Zammit has described as “pathetic.”