- Feb 21, 2020
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and opposition party leaders grilled the leader of the Conservative party Wednesday night on his personal beliefs on abortion in Trudeau’s first debate of the campaign for this month’s elections.
The leadership of the Canadian conference was in Rome for meetings with Pope Francis and Vatican officials.
A vast majority of Canadians oppose recent government action that requires the businesses and organizations participating in its popular summer jobs program to affirm support of abortion rights.
Pope Francis will not personally apologize to Canada’s indigenous population for mistreatment at Catholic-run institutions, according to the president of the country’s bishops’ conference.
The archbishop of Montreal, Quebec told Crux that recent legislation in Canada are moving the country in the direction of relegating people of faith to “second-class citizens.”
A Canadian bishop announced that the Diocese of London, Ontario, would protest new requirements for government grants that require organizations to profess the government’s view on topics like abortion rights and gender identity.