Jesus and Mo – Extra

restons Actors’ statement.   Over at Why Evolution Is True, Jerry Coyne admits he is “not quite sure why Jesus and Mo themselves are holding the sign” that says “Nous Restons Charlie Hebdo” (“We remain Charlie Hebdo”), and the commenters are attempting to answer Coyne’s question. However, the author says that … Continue reading

Please Help CFIC Help Vulnerable People

2015 has been a terrible year of faith-based violence around the world.  We need your help to make a difference. CFIC began the year condemning faith-based violence when terrorists attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo and then again when Avijit Roy was murdered in the streets of Dhaka.  Unfortunately, many … Continue reading

What do Canadians think about publishing images of Muhammad?

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, I wrote a scathing criticism of the English-speaking media for their cowardice and their betrayal of both the victims and the principles of free expression. But what do Canadians at large really believe about the issue of protecting religious sensitivities? More recently, … Continue reading

Joni Mitchell and Michael Ondaatje

For some reason, I conflated the news that Joni Mitchell may or may not be in a coma with the news that Michael Ondaatje has withdrawn from next month’s PEN American Center gala because PEN intends to honour the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo with a Freedom of Expression Courage … Continue reading

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