Fighting like zealots

I recently received an email update from the BC Humanist Association and was gob-smacked by their reference to a Michael Coren article (The alternative to assisted dying is not living) in the Toronto Star which takes to task the (thankfully soon to be former) Harper government’s theocratic collusion with the … Continue reading

Happy Holy-Ween?

If you thought Halloween was just a harmless occasion for dressing up like your favourite celebrity while skull-shaped celestial objects hurtled past overhead, think again. Experts understand that this seemingly lighthearted celebration is fraught with little-known hazards. Rome’s chief exorcist, Gabriel Amorth, has warned of a danger to young people … Continue reading

Open Letter to Matthew-Anthony G. Hysell

Dear Matthew-Anthony G. Hysell Your position on transgender issues in “A More Catholic Understanding of Transgender Issues: Opinion,” published in the Edmonton Journal on October 6, 2015, is contemptible. You maintain, “the Church believes each human person is of infinite worth, from conception to natural death.” Tell that to the … Continue reading

From Apostle to Apostate: The Story of the Clergy Project

Catherine Dunphy, one of the founding members of The Clergy Project, visited the Toronto branch of CFI Canada to talk about The Clergy Project and her book, From Apostle to Apostate. Dunphy’s presentation was video tapped by NicolSD. When you listen to the portion after 34:00, the portion that deals … Continue reading

Sister Nuala Kenny and the Right to Assistance in Dying

Guest post by Eric MacDonald It was announced on 14th August 2015 that an inter-Provincial-Territorial advisory group on physician assisted dying was being formed. This seems almost to be a “tu quoque” to the Harper government’s risible appointment of an expert panel on assisted dying that included three members, two … Continue reading

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