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Andrew Bennett

Director, The Cardus Religious Freedom Institute

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UN Religious Freedom Report Fails to Protect Freedom
REPORT April 8th

The UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) recently issued a report on the global status of religious freedom. But instead of pointing out egregious religious oppression in places like China and Pakistan, the Special Rapporteur calls for governments to create “an enabling environment for pluralist and progressive self-understandings to be manifested…” writes Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett in RealClear Religion.

An Institutional History of Religious Freedom in Canada
REPORT April 3rd

This paper aims to provide a historical context for why freedom of religion and conscience is foundational to Canadian democracy, diversity, pluralism, and to our common life as human beings living in this place, this Canada.

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