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"We welcome you. We love you. We support you — we believe in your rights."
The local lottery has lasted 44 weeks.
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One day you will be dead, too, and I bet you wouldn't want your kids to shell out thousands on your behalf.
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"Thank you Canada," Emad said through an interpreter.
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The justice said it was important to "send a clear message to others."
The country says it released him for health reasons.
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The zoo received complaints for allowing prayers.
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We are both very open to other religions, and that has been a major factor in making our relationship work for us.
Their gratitude springs from the fact that they live in arguably the world's best country. They enjoy freedoms of religion and expression, democratic rights, the rule of law, the support of fellow Canadians and all levels of government, security and opportunities.
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Pope Francis' visit to Egypt April 28-29 is important, as the direction the country takes - peace or continued volatility - will greatly impact the entire region. If Egypt can become a model of stability through interfaith dialogue, reconciliation and a desire to work for the common good, it may very well be the road map to lasting peace in the Middle East.
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As more and more Christian faith communities are coming to understand care for creation as central to their spiritual mission, ecological and climate justice are featuring prominently in the ways they live out their faith and celebrate seasons like Lent and Easter.
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Recently a friend sent me an article that fascinated me. It's penned by a woman with a similar religious upbringing, and, having abandoned "the faith," now finds the world regurgitating religion -- in...
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Canada has sent a powerful message that reverberates across all factions: Canada stands with Muslims. This is what M-103 accomplishes. And this is the kind of religious tolerance and inclusiveness that make Canada a model for diversity around the world.
Abortion is probably the most divisive, complex issue in modern times. Perhaps, by erasing the pro-choice/pro-life labels, we can succumb to a more rational, less polarized dialogue where demonization becomes a relic from the past.