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February 22, 2013

Pluralism, Religion, and Public Policy: The Loyola case

Here 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.

Posted by Rick Garnett on February 22, 2013 at 10:28 AM in Garnett, Rick | Permalink


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