Joining over 150 parents at last Thursday's Toronto Catholic District School Board meeting, Lou Iacobelli urged trustees to accept amendments designed to ensure that the board’s equity policy would be faithful to Catholic teaching.
Madam Chair, Dear Trustees, Ladies and Gentlemen, My wife and I are here tonight as Catholic teachers and parents of three children. Together we have taught a total of 65 years for the TCDSB. I would like to begin by sharing with you what we have learned is the most important factor in the well-being and success of every student: It’s whether they are loved and cared for at home. Home is the place where a child first learns the love of neighbour. These are central pillars of Catholic belief. And it’s this love, not a Ministry policy that protects […]
Bishop Rene Henry Gracida posted on his blog an article by Joe Sacerdo suggesting that Cardinal Sean O’Malley and other archdiocesan leaders are "showing they probably can’t serve the Catholic church in Boston any longer, and all have to go."
Two other presenters at the June 16 Toronto Catholic board meeting similarly invoked the bishops in opposition to parents' demands for more explicit protections for authentic Catholic teaching in the board's controversial equity policy.
Despite Britain being an officially Christian country with a majority Christian population, the UK’s equalities chief has said that Christians need to “integrate” better into Britain’s “modern liberal democracy.”