The Archdiocese of Toronto has come to the defence of a man who drew complaints to police for comments he made concerning a proposal to fly the gay pride flag to recognize June’s “Pride Month” at Toronto Catholic schools.

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ROME -- Catholic bishops in Malta said that while they support equality and are against discrimination, they are concerned that two new bills meant to protect people's rights would instead threaten personal freedoms.

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EDMONTON -- The head of the Alberta Medical Association is speaking out against a private member’s bill introduced Nov. 7 that would protect the conscience rights of medical professionals.

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The issue of the right to freedom of conscience will not go away. In fact, it may be the defining issue of our time. 

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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA -- Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, an OB-GYN in Argentina, was found guilty on Monday of having prevented an abortion, after he decided to save the life of an unborn baby whose mother had taken an abortion pill.

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WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia – After 17 years of championing the freedoms of British Columbia pharmacists, Cristina Alarcon is celebrating a victory.

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TORONTO – It’s rare for an hour-long, academic lecture to get a standing ovation, but Dr. Ewan Goligher earned thunderous applause from about 100 people who turned up on a cold, rainy night to hear his defence of medical conscience.

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OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada ruled April 15 that Saguenay council must stop praying before meetings and pay damages to an atheist who launched a complaint in the matter.

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OTTAWA - The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario's draft human rights policy would trample religious freedom and freedom of conscience, say groups defending those rights.

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