The Common Good

Ron Csillag

Blog Posts by Ron Csillag

Posted by Ron Csillag 42 weeks 6 days ago
Quebec’s government this week introduced its much-discussed Charter of Quebec Values, which would ban “overt and conspicuous” religious symbols worn by government employees.Pushing the twin ideals of...
Posted by Ron Csillag 1 year 3 weeks ago
Quebec’s decision to ban Sikh religious headgear on the soccer field is having national repercussions.Earlier this week, the Canadian Soccer Association suspended the Quebec Soccer Federation for...
Posted by Ron Csillag 1 year 7 weeks ago
TORONTO — A new national study shows that while Canada remains overwhelmingly Christian, Canadians are turning their backs on organized religion in ever greater numbers.Results from the 2011...
Posted by Ron Csillag 1 year 11 weeks ago
TORONTO — This homeless Jesus can barely find a home.Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz notes the ironies in his latest creation, “Jesus the Homeless,” a bronze sculpture depicting the...
Posted by Ron Csillag 1 year 14 weeks ago
Inmates in British Columbia have filed suit to overturn a decision by the Canadian government to cut part-time prison chaplains, alleging that the policy has nearly eliminated prison ministry to...