“For a long time, we’ve been saying that Christians in the Middle East needed a protector,” the Canadian philosopher Mathieu Bock-Côté wrote in Le Figaro. “This has never been truer. But who is willing to play that role? France was, for many years. Over the past few years, Putin’s Russia has claimed that role, as if it was being called to take over as Europe renounces its Christian origins.”
Ed Mullins, president of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association, slammed New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil for lashing out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a Friday Justice Department statement relating to the city’s non-compliance with federal immigration law and crime.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently weighed in on the heated debate over the Friday prayers for Muslim students in public schools in the Peel District School Board (PDSB).
Trudeau reiterated that Canadians should behave “beyond tolerance towards acceptance and friendship” with other fellow citizens from all faiths and cultures.