Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis is a freelance writer and former religion editor at the National Post.

The notion of separation of church and state is an important foundation for a true democracy. It guarantees freedom of religion by favouring no religion over another. It is also the surest way of guaranteeing the expansion of religion when the state favours none and allows religion’s best instincts to make a real contribution to society.

It is not right to make fun of someone’s writing. I fear the critical boomerang may come back and slap me in the face.

March 17, 2016

On a rescue mission

Writing and speaking out against euthanasia is a blessing. There is something bracing about standing up for the truth.

It was a sight of beauty. Perhaps as beautiful a thing as I have ever seen. I saw it during morning rush hour on a freezing cold day in front of a busy Toronto bus stop. I was driving and fortunately the light turned red, allowing me to look more closely at what was taking place.

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