Pope Criticizes Canada

Published: Wednesday, 09/13/2006 12:00 am EDT

Pope Benedict XI spoke out against Canadian lawmakers and politicians last week for permitting gay marriage and legalizing abortion, warning them not to be swayed by popular opinion. "In the name of 'tolerance' your country has had to endure the folly of the redefinition of spouse, and in the name of 'freedom of choice' it is confronted with the daily destruction of unborn children," the Pope said to a delegation of Ontario bishops.

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