Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Canada’s Supreme Court to decide whether gvmt can force Catholic school to teach course on moral and religious relativism

OTTAWA, March 18, 2015 ( -- The Supreme Court of Canada will rule Thursday whether the Quebec government has the right to force a faith-based private high school to teach a controversial ethics and religious culture program (ERC) touted by the government as “secular” and “neutral.”

The program, running from grade one until the end of high school, has been criticized for its moral relativism, its positive portrayal of homosexuality, and for teaching children to question their own religious upbringing.

At the center of the case is Loyola High School, a Montreal Catholic school run by the Jesuits. In effect, the court will determine whether Catholic schools can truly be Catholic.  (more...)

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