February 22, 2013
Pluralism, Religion, and Public Policy: The Loyola caseHere is a very helpful page, which gathers a lot of information about the interesting (and, I think, troubling) case in Canada called Loyola High School and John Zucchi v. Michelle Courchesne, in her capacity as Minister of Education. The question (way-simplified) is whether Loyola High School (which is Catholic) can be required to offer the standard "Ethics and Religious Culture" classes, given that the content of those (government-mandated) classes is (Loyola claims) contrary to the school's Catholic mission and character. Prof. Douglas Farrow is on the case, and here is his expert report.
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