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Ontario Conservative House leader says Cardinal Collins asked him to not oppose radical Wynne sex ed

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto says the claim by a major figure in the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party that he told them to "back off" the sex-ed fight is "grossly inaccurate."

PC House Leader and Catholic MPP Jim Wilson stated last week that the cardinal personally invited him to breakfast prior to the release of the Liberal's controversial sex-ed curriculum last February.

Wilson made the comments last Wednesday while speaking with university students who had made a field trip to Queen's Park to learn about the role of faith in politics. When one student asked the politician how his faith had influenced him, Wilson, who at that time was interim party leader after the resignation of Tim Hudak, brought up the sex ed issue and credited Cardinal Collins for relieving his conscience in deciding what course to take.

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