Archive for tag: criminal justice

Archive pour tag : criminal justice

Saskatoon jail conditions are threat to inmates and public

A letter from Rt. Rev. Rodney Andrews (Anglican bishop of Saskatoon), Rev. Cynthia Halmarson (ELCIC bishop of the Saskatchewan Synod) and Most. Rev. Albert LeGatt (Roman Catholic bishop of Saskatoon) has been sent to the editor of the Saskatoon StarPhoenix. The letter addresses the living conditions at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre, a prison and detention centre operated by the Province of Saskatchewan. The issues raised in the letter have been brought to the attention of the churches and the community by the chaplains serving at the correctional centre.
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Posted: October 19, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2007, church leaders, criminal justice, Saskatoon, statements
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2007, church leaders, criminal justice, Saskatoon, statements

Ottawa axes non-Christian prison chaplains

Prisoners of minority faiths in federal penitentiaries will have to turn to Christian ministers in 2013. Photo: Stony Mountain Federal Penitentiary, by Wikimedia CommonsPublic Safety Minister Vic Toews has announced the cancellation of the contracts of all part-time non-Christian chaplains ministering in federal prisons across Canada. The cuts take effect as of the end of March 2013. After that date, penitentiary inmates of minority faiths, from Buddhists to Wiccans, will have to rely on full-time Christian chaplains for interfaith services, religious counsel and spiritual guidance.
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Posted: October 5, 2012 • Permanent link:
Categories: Anglican JournalIn this article: Canada, criminal justice, ministry
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Catégorie : Anglican JournalDans cet article : Canada, criminal justice, ministry