Canadian bishops issue election guide
March 29, 2011
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued an election guide ahead of the May 2 federal election.
The bishops offer five “examples of how Catholic moral and social teaching is to be applied”; these “examples” form “a magnifying glass by which to analyze and evaluate public policies and programs”:
43% of the nation’s 33.8 million people are Catholic.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: Mike in Toronto -
Mar. 29, 2011 6:09 PM ET USA
In Canada, there are *no laws whatsoever* governing abortion, from conception to birth. Shamefully, the sitting Conservative Prime Minister has stated categorically that no abortion legislation will be enacted during his watch.