Just Ban Masks!

Yesterday’s revelation of Quebec’s Charter of Values has me confused. Small crosses are OK, but not large ones? Star of David earrings are kosher, but not a yarmulke? The Crucifix in the Assembly is safe, but ban the hijab? And all in the name of promoting secularism? The top...

Banning the Fleurdel...

Dear Québec: I knew you’d pull a stunt like this sooner or later. I was so disappointed to read about your government’s recently proposed ban. You are a province with such a rich history and culture, all rooted in Catholicism, that I was perplexed by your irrational move to ban...

Brotherhood of Hate

Me: How are you? Is your family in Egypt OK?Coptic Friend: My cousin, his wife, and twin babies were brutally attacked last week by the Muslim Brotherhood who saw his wife getting out of the car to take the kids to the doctor. Her hair was uncovered and that’s how they realized...

The Coptic Crisis in...

I never fear for my life when I go to Church. I have never been anxious exiting Church for fear of a drive-by shooting. I have never felt that I would have to barricade myself inside a church to protect myself from mobs spewing hate, throwing teargas, and spraying bullets from an apartment...