Quebec’s politicians are debating two pieces of controversial legislation right under the crucifix that adorns the legislative chamber in Quebec City.
The province’s Catholic bishops of course recognize the cultural and historic importance of the crucifix to Quebecers. But they have expressed uneasiness, to put it mildly, at this crucial Christian sign being publicly emptied of all religious significance. Their uneasiness increases exponentially when the laws being proposed in the legislative chamber itself amount to an assault on the very heart of the faith. Read more: http://www.catholicregister.org/news/canada/item/17649-quebec’s-catholic-paradox