By popular demand, here’s a list of some of Canada’s most famous people who have religious allegiances.
Here are the people and organizations who have become famous for their religious beliefs:Alberta politician Robert Lantz, who in the late 1970s and early 1980s became Canada’s first openly gay politician, was also a prominent minister in the Presbyterian Church in Canada.
Lantz was the founder of the Canadian Federation of Evangelical Churches, a group that was banned in 1981 from meeting in Canada due to the country’s ban on homosexual acts.
The Anglican Church in the United States, which has about 4 million members, has its own version of the Church of Canada, the Presbyterian church, which in turn is part of the Roman Catholic Church in America.
Canada’s first gay minister was Rev. Charles A. Stoltenberg, a Lutheran pastor who was elected to Parliament in 1993.
Storngberg, who was later a member of the British Columbia provincial legislature, is a staunch advocate of homosexual rights.
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien, a Catholic, became Canada and then the United Kingdom’s first elected Christian.
He became Canada leader in 1993, after he became Canada prime minister in 1997.
Chrétien became the first prime minister to be born in Quebec and to speak in French, but he was later forced to abandon his language and embrace English.
His son, Jean-Pierre, was the country s first openly homosexual prime minister.
A former Catholic priest, Pierre Trudeau, became the youngest prime minister of the modern era in the early 1980, when he became the leader of the Liberal Party.
His party swept the 1993 federal election, and he became prime minister on Nov. 2, 1994.
The Liberal Party of Canada was founded by Trudeau’s father, Pierre, in 1958 and is Canada s first political party founded on the Christian religion.
It was founded in 1869 by John B. Macdonald, the first Canadian prime minister and later an Anglican priest.
Former Canadian prime ministers, Brian Mulroney and Jean Chrôteau, are devout Catholics.
Chrômeau was elected in 1987 and Mulroney in 1992.
The Liberal Party is Canada’s largest party, with a membership of about 40 million people.
Former Conservative prime minister Peter MacKay, who ran for re-election in 2011, is the first elected Catholic to lead a Canadian government.
He was re-elected in 2019, with his party’s support.
Former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell, who is Catholic, has led his party to two consecutive federal elections.
Campbell, a member for the Catholic diocese of Vancouver, is known for his efforts to fight for greater transparency in the provincial and federal governments.
Former Alberta premier Roy Romanow was the first Catholic to win a general election in Canada, winning a seat in Calgary in 1986.
Romanow was a leader in the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and is also the father of a boy who died in a police-involved shooting.
Romanow, who later became Canada s minister of indigenous affairs, was a vocal critic of the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project.
Romanowski, the founder and director of the Centre for Global Religious Diversity, is also a vocal advocate of religious tolerance and a vocal opponent of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Romanowsky, a Canadian of Turkish descent, was appointed as a UN special rapporteur on the rights of Christians in the former Yugoslavia.
Romanovsky is the executive director of a think tank that has produced two books on religion and the rights in the Islamic world.
Romanowicz, a Hungarian-born lawyer, was born in Hungary and immigrated to Canada in 1986 and became an advocate for the rights and well-being of refugees.
She was the longest-serving Liberal member of Parliament.
Romanowicz, who served for a total of nine years in the legislature, became an outspoken opponent of a new, controversial bill introduced by the government of Justin Trudeau that would grant citizenship to Muslims from the Muslim world who have returned to the countries in which they fled persecution.
Romanowitz was also the chair of the Human Rights Commission of Canada.
She became the UN special envoy for the promotion of human rights in 2010.
Romanzewicz, a Slovakian-born Canadian, was an advocate and politician who led the opposition to the 2003 bombing of a mosque in Montreal, and was a member on the federal Parliament’s public safety and justice committee.
She served as a member, then vice-chair, of the foreign affairs committee, where she advocated for the internationalization of Canada s immigration policies and against the anti-terrorism legislation of the Harper government.
A Canadian actor and director, George Takei, was married to the first Japanese-American senator, Tammy Baldwin, in 1987.
In 2001, Takei was appointed the United Nations special rapporteurs on human rights.
In 2005, Takeis daughter, Caroline, became a professor at