OTTAWA – Conservative MP Tom Kmiec has launched an e-petition to urge the Liberal government to keep legal sanctions against disrupting worship services or obstructing clergy.

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OTTAWA – A new bill before the House of Commons has triggered religious freedom concerns because it removes Criminal Code sanctions against disrupting or obstructing worship services.

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OTTAWA – A government decision to spend $650 million on abortion and related services in the developing world has been met with outrage and laments on how the vast sum of money could be better spent.

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OTTAWA – The federal government is set to begin funding abortion in the developing world, reversing the policy of the Harper government to not provide funding for such procedures overseas.

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ONTREAL – Seated in a quiet room, the Melkite Catholic archbishop of Aleppo, Syria, spoke slowly, in an almost muffled voice. His eyes sometimes ran astray, lingering on the buildings across the street in downtown Montreal. He detailed how Fouad Banna's family was torn apart when their house was destroyed by an attack a few months ago.

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Political correctness has a life of its own

Robert Brehl writes about the recent controversy surrounding Ryerson University's namesake.

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Pope's homily

'Let us give Jesus our sins'

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

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