OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is welcoming the revisions to the Canada Summer Jobs application.

The new application has dropped the mandatory check-off of a pro-abortion attestation, making it possible for many charities and parishes to apply for grants this year in a manner “true to their faith tradition and/or conscience” the CCCB said in a statement Jan. 10.
However, although the bishops said their were “pleased with the positive revisions,”  they remain concerned over the “eligible activities” section of the application and its “language related to ‘restricting or undermining rights’ and how that working will be interpreted for