Voices

Dean Dettloff is America's Toronto correspondent and a junior member of the Institute for Christian Studies.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff September 13, 2017
Canada's Development and Peace has launched impressive public education projects and worked on advocacy campaigns and thousands of economic and community development projects on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff August 15, 2017
The bishops are condemning the exploitation of land and indigenous peoples by Canadian mining companies operating in Latin America and other regions.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff August 14, 2017
Refugees who initially fled from places in Africa were treated for frostbite after crossing the northern border on foot.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff August 03, 2017
For indigenous people, the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation is an opportunity for resistance.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff July 25, 2017

In 2003, the U.S. Army’s Guantanamo Bay facility received a 16-year-old boy, Omar Khadr. Omar would become Gitmo’s youngest prisoner. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he had been captured by U.S. special forces in 2002; U.S. military believe he was responsible for the death of a U.S.

Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff June 26, 2017
Every month a group gathers at Holy Trinity Church to hold a vigil for those who have died homeless in Toronto.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff June 08, 2017
In neighboring Canada, a dedicated network of Catholic peacemakers has been hard at work building a movement for nonviolence.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff June 05, 2017
Prime Minister Trudeau wants the Vatican to address the legacy of Catholic-run residential schools where indigenous children suffered abuse.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff April 07, 2017
Because of their sponsorship of “Indian schools,” Christians have a unique role to play in healing the wounds of the past.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff March 22, 2017
Some Canadian millennials are joining a political party solely to keep it from nominating another Trump.