Our latest project – The Anglosphere Project – looks at the history of religious freedom in the United Kingdom, The United States of America and Canada. A joint initiative of the Religious Freedom Institute and Cardus, it offers a constitutional and institutional history of this foundational liberty in the Anglo-American tradition. Read more at this link.

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Where is God? The COVID-19 pandemic has been a test of faith for believers
REPORT December 22nd

An uncertain year looms ahead in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Already there are nearly two million dead worldwide; 80 million sickened with families torn apart by death, disease and border closures and economies have been devastated. Father deacon Andrew Bennett, the director of the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute spoke into the situation noting that faith communities are going to need to address many challenges in Canada's post-pandemic religious landscape. 

Matthew House: Case Studies in Faith-Based Social Service
REPORT November 10th

Matthew House Ottawa provides services to refugee claimants, offering them a temporary place to live in Ottawa, Ontario, and access to an established support network as they start their new life in Canada.

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