Thursday, February 2, 2012

Freedom of religion not to be confused with mandate of religion

Politicians can’t just ‘shed’ their faith, says Wilson
Lois Wilson, former Senator and moderator of the United Church of Canada, addresses a Theology on Tap session in Toronto Jan. 30. Luc Rinaldi/CCN
Luc Rinaldi of CCN reports on a recent Christian lecture about government and religion in Canada:

The separation of church and state is a concept engrained in the identity and culture of Western democracy as a means of protecting religion, not eliminating it, according to the Very Rev. Lois Wilson.

Read more at The B.C. Catholic.
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