Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-racism jury reforms

Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-racism jury reforms

A law passed by the Liberal government to counter racism in the court system and diversify juries is facing a challenge today before Canada’s highest court from people who argue the changes undermine the rights of the accused. The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case this morning involving Pardeep Chouhan, a Greater Toronto Area man […]

With churches shut after bombs, Sri Lankans hear Mass on TV

With churches shut after bombs, Sri Lankans hear Mass on TV

AMPARA, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s Catholics on Sunday awoke to celebrate Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks, a week after the Islamic State-claimed Easter suicide bombings killed over 250 people. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the archbishop of Colombo, delivered a homily […]