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Appearance of “hate” preacher

Critics denounce Calgary appearance of “hate” preacher Human-rights activists say they’re outraged a Nigerian Christian preacher who’s denounced homosexuals as demonic is speaking in Calgary this week. Johnson Suleman, leader of the Omega Fire Ministries, which calls him “God’s oracle,” is scheduled to preach to the church’s Calgary flock Tuesday and Wednesday. He should never …

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Stepping into the breach: St.Alberta debates ban on conversion therapy after province declines

St. Albert city council is looking at imposing a $10,000 fine for anyone advertising therapy to minors that would try to change their sexual orientation or identity. It could also refuse a business licence or development permit to practitioners. The intent appears to have wide support on council, but some wonder if a city has …

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Extremist literature common in many mosques and Islamic school libraries in Canada, study says

Courtesy: THE CANADIAN PRESS Many mosques and Islamic schools in Canada are placing young people at risk by espousing — or at least not condemning — extremist teachings, a new study says. Co-authors Thomas Quiggin, a former intelligence analyst with the Privy Council Office and the RCMP, and Saied Shoaib, a journalist originally from Egypt, …

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Cornerstone Christian Academy in Alberta, Canada, is being told to stop teaching scriptures that may be considered “offensive.”

Courtesy: CBN News Christian school faces tough legislation. Battle River School Division (BRSD) chair, Lauri Skori, told Cornerstone’s chair, Deanna Margel, that “any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals should not be read or studied in school.” Skori said it would be inappropriate for the school to share “any teachings that denigrate …

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Lords’s Prayer

Courtesy: Edmonton Journal Three schools ditch Lord’s Prayer to avoid human-rights case The prospect of spending thousands of dollars on legal fees has prompted a public school division to end daily recitations of the Lord’s Prayer at three of its schools. A year and a half after the Pembina Hills public school board received a …

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