Canada cuts all non-Christian prison chaplains

TORONTO (RNS) The Canadian government is canceling the contracts of all non-Christian chaplains at federal prisons as a cost-cutting measure, saying non-Christians inmates will be expected to turn to Christian prison chaplains for religious counsel. By Ron Csillag.

Canadian imams issue fatwa against honor killings

TORONTO (RNS) Muslim leaders in Canada have issued a rare fatwa condemning “honor killings'' after a Muslim man, his wife and son faced trial for the killings of four female relatives. By Ron Csillag.