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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Canadian Ambassador: Ukraine’s Crackdown Singling Out Catholics for Persecution

Vera and Tania Hill from Burlington, Ont., join other members of the Canadian Ulkranian community as they gather in Toronto on Jan. 26, 2014, to support of the EuroMaidan protesters.
(CHRIS YOUNG FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Canada’s ambassador for religious freedom is warning that the Ukrainian government is persecuting a particular group of Catholics as the political crises grows in the European country.

Ambassador Andrew Bennett, who visited Kiev Saturday and Sunday, said he’s also upset that new laws placing limits on civil rights will disallow churches from joining protests against the government in Ukraine’s capital city.

Read more at the The Globe and Mail >>


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