Where the Battle May Yet Be Fought

  In a previous article, I suggested that the Church in Canada has capitulated to the fads and heresies of the day without a good fight. Let me fill in the details.   In the province where we spend the summer, the Church long ago abandoned all of its grade schools, high schools, and hospitals. [...]

Bishops, North of the Border

Up here in Canada, from where I am writing, the prime minister called an election on September 7, and we had it on October 14. By the common consent of the five major parties, there was no discussion whatever of abortion, gay marriage, "human rights" tribunals, or any other of the civilizational issues that are, [...]

Oh Canada

  The names Mark Steyn and Ezra Levant -- two of my Canadian journalist friends -- have recently become better known Stateside, thanks to prosecutions of their works before Canadian "human rights" tribunals. These are kangaroo courts that were established in Canada more than a generation ago, in the era of Pierre Trudeau, to adjudicate [...]

The Portrait of a Proud Abortionist

The Monday before last, Canada's National Post published a speech by abortion doctor Garson Romalis on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of R. vs. Morgentaler. Before I get to the disturbing details, let me offer a little background for the non-Canadian reader. Dr. Henry Morgentaler, of the infamous case, is a Polish-born Holocaust survivor [...]

The Canadian Dioceses

I am overwhelmed by large statistical surveys of anything, though it strikes me that the comparative survey of American dioceses, reviewed elsewhere throughout this issue, in fact confirms what we'd expect from good sense. Bishops do make a difference, and have great power to lead their flocks toward life or toward death. I write from [...]