Michael Coren

A person walks past a COVID-19 mural in Toronto on April 12, 2021 (Nathan Denette/CP)

Ministry during a plague

Michael Coren: We listen, we counsel, we simply be there. Because beyond the daily realities of food shortage, unemployment and poor health is the acid cloud of loneliness.

A group of protesters protect an injured man, taking him to safety during a U.K. protest (Luke Dray/Getty Images)

If anything will save us from the plight of 2020, it’s empathy

Michael Coren: We’ve seen evidence of it already. The very act of wearing a mask, for example, is a leap of empathy by thinking in the communal and behaving in the fraternal.

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett attends the Senate Judiciary Committee on the first day of her confirmation hearing on Oct. 12, 2020 (Caroline Brehman - Pool/Getty Images)

Amy Coney Barrett and the challenge of separating church and state

Michael Coren: America was founded on religious neutrality of its governance. For religious conservatives—even judges—it’s an increasingly difficult position.


Good riddance Edward Colston

Michael Coren: The statue of the British slave trader was dumped into ocean. More importantly, the fight for equality and decency pushes ahead.

Trump holds a Bible while visiting St. John's Church across from the White House on June 1, 2020 (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Donald Trump, a Bible, and blasphemy

Michael Coren: The U.S. president had peaceful protestors tear-gassed so he could pose at a church holding a book that roars love, peace and justice


Donald Trump’s sick religion

Michael Coren: The U.S. president’s demand that churches reopen is an attempt to exploit a uniquely American view of Christianity


The influential and controversial life of Canadian preacher Ravi Zacharias

Michael Coren: While his death this week escaped attention in Canada, the Christian apologist was a powerful figure who preached in more than 70 countries

Pastor Tony Spell talks to the media as he drives a bus of congregants after his Easter church services on April 12, 2020 in Central, Louisiana (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Faith during the coronavirus crisis: ‘Love thy neighbour as yourself’

Michael Coren: Some fringe Christian church leaders are fighting orders not to hold services. Their actions have been more hysterical than holy.


The Coronavirus and God

Michael Coren: There have always been some Christians who see crises as punishment from God for our sins. Coronavirus has been no exception.


Why Catholic priests should be allowed to marry

Michael Coren: There’s no compelling biblical reason why priests have to be celibate. Ordaining married men today would do nothing but good.


A little compassion for Jordan Peterson

Michael Coren: In his illness, Peterson’s views are irrelevant. It’s his needs that should inform people’s reaction.


Doug Ford and Stephen Lecce’s sad state of affairs

Michael Coren: $60 a day won’t stop parents—or teachers—from wanting better from the Ontario government