Monday, March 23, 2015

Philosophers lay out boundaries of free speech

Professors say Charlie Hebdo magazine producers do not pass free speech test
Philosophy professors Grant Havers (left) and Chris Morrissey agree that freedom of speech should have limits, at a presentation at TWU March 4. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Today's perception of freedom of speech is a far cry from what its promoters meant in the 17th century, according to Trinity Western University professor Grant Havers. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Ukrainian eparch encourages priests
Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of Kiev-Halych, leader of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, gives the homily during a Divine Liturgy for Ukrainian expatriates at the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome Feb. 19. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In a tumultuous time for his homeland, B.C.'s Ukrainian eparch continues to urge both priests and laity to cling to the Good News whatever the cost. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Oblates feel heartbroken to leave Yukon
The religious order that brought Catholicism to much of Canada is facing tough questions about its future. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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