- Aug 12, 2020
Tolerance for religious minorities was written into the very establishment of Canada, more than a century before the country was established in 1867. Today, religious liberty and religious pluralism are under siege the world over. The 150 years – and more – of the Canadian experience have much to offer.
Film director Martin Scorsese was awarded a lifetime achievement award during the Catholic Media Convention in Quebec City. The filmmaker took the opportunity to talk about his relationship with the Church growing up and stating that his 2016 movie ‘Silence’ was a “believer’s movie.”
In the wake of the shooting at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec that left six dead and many wounded, Pope Francis expressed “his deep sympathy to the wounded and their families, and to all those who have contributed to their aid, asking the Lord to bring comfort and consolation to the trial.”