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Members of Quebec's only Mennonite community say they may move to Ontario or New Brunswick so they can keep their children in a private school that suits their religious beliefs.
Fifteen English-speaking Mennonite families in this small community in the Monteregie region say they won't send their children to government-approved schools, balking at the teaching of evolution, the acceptance of gays and lesbians and low "morality standards."
They say they are considering relocation out of fear that child-protection officials will seize their children....
Follower... thanks for being astute, and I really can' find anything later than 2007 on the article, I assume they left the backward province of Quebec, and went somewhere else in Canada.
wrote: ...Goosen told LifeSiteNews.com that the Mennonite community has its own curriculum which is accepted in seven other Canadian provinces. "Our own curriculum system has served us well and produced good results," he said.
The option of home schooling is permitted, Lefebvre stated in answer to another question, as long as the progress of the children is reported as satisfactory to the local education ministry. He told LifeSiteNews.com that homeschoolers in the province must be receiving an equivalent education as those in public schools, which means the provincial curriculum must be followed. That curriculum, with its pro-gay sex education and its teaching of evolution, remains unacceptable to many.
Ahem, I hope you are directing your remarks to our canadian friends, since this happen in Quebec. Mennonites there may not weak Christians. While the Catholic neughbors of the Mennonites want cut them some slack the Catholic govt in Montreal, doesn't
This is just another glaring example of our times.
Let this be a WARNING and a CALL to all who truly. Pursue/Follow Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior.
WARNING: this is a result of a weak and ineffectual church. I/We have spent to much time on our selfs and not enough time with Christ and the Father on our knees. Thus the current downward spiral were in!
CALL: Let's humble ourselves before our God and Savior, REPENT, REPENT, REPENT every one of us! Cry out to God for Holy REVIVAL!