Friday, December 19, 2014

Religious freedom is 'of concern' in Canada

Report says situation is getting worse, globally
Pilgrims carry an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec. 12.
(Photo: Karen Callaway, Catholic New World / CNS)
Aid to the Church in Need recently released a report on global religious freedom between 2012-2014. The document rates Canada's situation as "of concern" and states:
"In the period under review, global religious freedom entered a period of serious decline."
Find out what the ACN says about any country here.

The document does have at least one critic. David Seljak, chairman of the religious studies department at St. Jerome's University College calls the study "an interesting hodge-podge." Read more on The B.C. Catholic website.

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