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Canada: gag on Bible?

A publicly-funded Christian school in Canada told in mid-June not to teach Bible passages which could be deemed ‘offensive’ said its religious freedom is under attack.

The Christian Institute

Cornerstone Christian Academy, in Alberta, was told that certain passages can ‘denigrate or vilify’ LGBT people. An email sent by its funding body – Battle River School Division (BRSD) – states that ‘any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals should not be read or studied’.