Catholic high school student Josh Alexander will remain barred from his Catholic high school in Ontario. Trustees rejected the appeal of his suspension over his views on gender. (X photo)

Catholic school board upholds suspension of student over two-gender comments

A panel of three Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) trustees rejected the appeal of Josh Alexander, the high school student suspended for alleged bullying by stating in a class discussion that God created only two genders, male and female. The 17-year-old will remain barred from continuing his studies at St. Joseph’s High School...

Father Deacon Andrew Bennett addresses a fundraising breakfast for Catholic Pacific College in December. “Increasingly young adults see what the world is offering them, and they realize it’s not what they want,” he said. (Paul Schratz photos)

Something’s happening among 18 to 34 year olds: a search for truth

When it comes to supporting Catholic education, the audience that came to hear Father Deacon Andrew Bennett’s fundraising talk for Catholic Pacific College was as committed as it gets. By the time he had finished, however, they were not only aware of how much Canada needs inspired Catholic young people, but they could also see...

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