Stockland is publisher of Convivium magazine and a senior fellow at Cardus.

Sean Murphy was a Mountie for 37 years and a local coroner for years after that. Yet even he is astonished at how quickly Canadians have become comfortable with obliging health-care workers to perform medically-assisted homicide.

Peter Stockland: Theologian fights charge of bigotry

By Peter Stockland

A Catholic theologian and professor is under public attack by students at McGill’s School of Religious Studies who want books he has authored removed, and exemptions granted from required courses he teaches.

Peter Stockland: Let’s not put our trust in princes

By Peter Stockland

A friend contacted me a few days ago incensed by Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole banishing Ontario MP Derek Sloan from the party in mid-January.

Peter Stockland: Hospice closure a sign of spiritual malignancy

By Peter Stockland

The fate forced upon the 10-bed Irene Thomas Hospice this month is symptomatic of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) evolving from political maleficence to spiritual malignancy.

Peter Stockland: Hope arises from damning report

By Peter Stockland

In the midst of the Christmas season, Dan Cere sees signs of Easter in the Archdiocese of Montreal.

Peter Stockland: Report prompts unsettling question

By Peter Stockland

The fact Trista Hope’s name isn’t really Trista Hope adds volumes to the recent 276-page Capriolo report into the catastrophic botching of priestly sex offender Brian Boucher’s case.

Peter Stockland: Legault fails to grasp faith’s central role

By Peter Stockland

Truer words have never been spoken than Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix’s methodical castigation of the Quebec government failure to consult the province’s religious believers on COVID-19 planning.

Peter Stockland: What’s the rush on Bill C-7?

By Peter Stockland

A mad push appears to be on to get the federal government’s MAiD legislation out of committee and into the House of Commons for rapid passage.

Peter Stockland: Little holding power in state secularism

By Peter Stockland

The old saw says nothing focuses the mind like the prospect of being hanged in the morning. I can personally attest that having a child living in a country of double beheadings runs a very close second.

Peter Stockland: Outrage drowns in the Kool-Aid

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It’s been clear to me for nearing a decade that the vast majority of my fellow journalistic worker bees have drunk the Kool-Aid on MAiD.

Peter Stockland: The peril of mixing science and politics

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It doesn’t diminish Pope Francis’ message on the urgency of climate change action to wish he had put a little less of the Church’s faith on what is commonly meant by “science” today.