Photos by Tony Copple

May 23, Queens Park, Toronto - Toronto Catholic Bishop Emeritus Pearce Lacey spoke at the rally as did Ontario Knights of Columbus Life and Family Values Chairman leader Dan Heffernan. Jewish Rabbi Mendel Kaplan and Muslim Imam Suleiman Yacoob were crowd favourites at the gathering. Toronto Ukrainian Orthodox Bishop Yuriy Kalishchuk and Coptic Orthodox priest Fr. Rueiss Awad also addressed the huge crowd. Other faith leaders included Anglican Tony Copple, Janet Epp Buckingham of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and Dr. Graham Scott of Church Alive. Pro-family leaders including Campaign Life Coalition President Jim Hughes, Dr. Charles McVety of Defend Marriage Canada, Jim Duffy of Witness, and Jewish leader Joseph Benami. Cultural community leaders including Rev. Dominic Tse of the Chinese Christian community and Mr. Masood Khan, president of the United Front of Pakistani Canadians were well represented at the rally. Rev. Tse also introduced a man from Hong Kong who was a former homosexual now and now happily married. The man and his wife now carry out a Christian ministry to homosexuals giving them hope to alter their sexual orientation.

Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament Jim Flaherty and Saskatchewan Federal Member of Parliament Maurice Vellacott also addressed the crowd.

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