Raymond J. de Souza

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Father Raymond J. de Souza is a Cardus Senior Fellow, the founding Editor of Convivium, chaplain at Newman House (the Roman Catholic centre at Queen's University), and a parish priest, in addition to writing for the National Post and The Catholic Register.

His columns can be found at www.convivium.ca.

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Right Royal Good Riddance
Jan 9, 2020
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The Aftermath of Falling Walls
Nov 21, 2019
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Cherry Sincerity and Insincerity
Nov 13, 2019
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Who’s Your Daddy?
Nov 8, 2019
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Newman and All Saints
Nov 4, 2019
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Losing Our Faith in Political History
Oct 24, 2019
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Yuk-Yuks for Election 2019
Oct 17, 2019
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Hats Off to Hamilton
Oct 4, 2019
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Are Even Secular Schools Sacred?
Sep 26, 2019
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The Cleansing Power of Daylight
Sep 20, 2019
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The Better Way For Elizabeth May
Sep 13, 2019
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Unwrapping Jagmeet Singh
Sep 5, 2019
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The Climate’s Royal Treatment
Aug 29, 2019
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Iceland’s Slippery Slope on Climate Change
Aug 22, 2019
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A Judge’s Misjudgment on SNC-Lavalin
Aug 16, 2019
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Finding An Amazonian New Eden
Aug 9, 2019
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Putting Putting Ahead of Prayer
Aug 2, 2019
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Passing Through Airport Obscurity
Jul 29, 2019
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The Lion, the Beach and the War Horse
Jul 19, 2019
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No Holding Out for a Hero
Jul 12, 2019
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Ottawa’s Chateau Shipping Container
Jul 5, 2019
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The Graduation Watch
Jun 27, 2019
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Diversity, Moral Superiority, Tattoos: Welcome to Jurassic Park
Jun 13, 2019
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The Beginning of the End: Lessons on the Fortieth Anniversary of St. John Paul II’s First Visit to Poland
Jun 6, 2019
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Crossed Standard
May 23, 2019
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By Virtue of Being Tiger
May 16, 2019
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Jean Vanier’s Human Communities
May 10, 2019
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Alberta's Show of Hands
May 3, 2019
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Notre Dame as Cultural Moment
Apr 25, 2019
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Razing the Temple
Apr 18, 2019
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No Sniffing at Liberal Diversity
Apr 4, 2019
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Defining Diversity Downward
Mar 29, 2019
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Mulroney’s Awful After Party
Mar 21, 2019
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The Meaning of My Land
Mar 14, 2019
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Friends Against Scandal
Mar 7, 2019
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Canada’s Mr. Saturday Night
Mar 1, 2019
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Gaming the Law
Feb 14, 2019
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No Cheers For Pope’s Abu Dhabi Do
Feb 7, 2019
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Let’s Really Talk
Jan 31, 2019
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Hollywood’s Guilt of Many Colours
Jan 25, 2019
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The One True GOAT
Jan 17, 2019
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Of First and Lasting Things
Jan 10, 2019
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Advent's Moment of Meaning
Dec 20, 2018
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Solidarity Blessed by Blood
Dec 13, 2018
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George Bush - Death of a Patriarch
Dec 6, 2018
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Our Country, Our Gospel
Nov 30, 2018
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Giving Thanks, Living Faith
Nov 22, 2018
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Bringing the Great War Home
Nov 16, 2018
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The Great War’s Great Failure
Nov 8, 2018
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Forgiveness and Evil
Nov 1, 2018
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Marijuana Legality and Morality
Oct 17, 2018
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Papal Holiness
Oct 12, 2018
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Sick of Work
Oct 4, 2018
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Missing the Mark on Clean Prosperity
Sep 27, 2018
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Just Imperfect Justice
Sep 20, 2018
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Mourning Black America
Sep 13, 2018
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The Catholic Crisis So Far
Sep 6, 2018
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Division in the Church
Aug 30, 2018
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Huddle Up For Diversity
Aug 27, 2018
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Writing With Righteous Wrath
Aug 9, 2018
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Caught In Cottage Culture
Aug 2, 2018
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Humanae Vitae at 50
Jul 27, 2018
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Sounding the Trump of Silence
Jul 19, 2018
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Poland's Perception Problems
Jul 12, 2018
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Saintly Youth
Jul 6, 2018
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The Charter Circle Game
Jun 21, 2018
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Solzhenitsyn’s Kick Against The Pricks
Jun 14, 2018
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The G7’s C Team
Jun 7, 2018
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Popping A Cork For Abortion?
Jun 1, 2018
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Fire at the Royal Wedding
May 24, 2018
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Tom Wolfe: A Journalist in Full
May 17, 2018
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A Toast to Monsieur Macron
May 11, 2018
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Marking Time With Meaning
May 3, 2018
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Wrong Way Charlie
Apr 19, 2018
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Jesus And Humboldt
Apr 12, 2018
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Preach It, Reverend King!
Apr 5, 2018
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Cardinal Sarah, Friendship and Law
Mar 29, 2018
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Cardinal Sarah, Man of Prayer
Mar 22, 2018
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Martyrs, Saints and Oscar Romero
Mar 14, 2018
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The Peterson Protests
Mar 12, 2018
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God Must Be Tax Free
Mar 1, 2018
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Dust, Bones and the Promise of Life
Feb 14, 2018
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Zen Is Now
Feb 9, 2018
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Calling For True Pluralism
Feb 2, 2018
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The Justice of Unfairness
Feb 1, 2018
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Bidding Brown A Welcome Goodbye
Jan 25, 2018
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Battlefield Of Our Hearts
Jan 18, 2018
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What’s Not Canada?
Jan 18, 2018
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St. Francis Xavier and Friendship for Mission
Jan 11, 2018
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An Encomium For Actual Icons
Dec 14, 2017
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Jerusalem and Peace
Dec 7, 2017
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The Clintons’ End Times
Nov 23, 2017
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Of Flu and The Cuckoo’s Nest
Nov 17, 2017
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Mockery and Majesty
Nov 9, 2017
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Closing the Reformation Divide
Nov 3, 2017
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100 Years of Fortitude
Oct 26, 2017
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Sears Bankruptcy
Oct 19, 2017
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Talking Insufferable Turkey
Oct 12, 2017
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A Riot of Governors General
Oct 6, 2017
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Islamophobia in Parliament
Sep 28, 2017
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Calling And Caravaggio
Sep 21, 2017
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Great Wind And Loving Water
Sep 14, 2017
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Beauty, Celebrity, and Sainthood
Sep 7, 2017
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Canadian Values and Charlottetown
Aug 31, 2017
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Calgary’s Coyote Ugly Art
Aug 24, 2017
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Statue of Limitations
Aug 16, 2017
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Petal to the Metal
Aug 3, 2017
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The Future of Canada’s Day
Jul 19, 2017
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Anniversary Afterthoughts
Jul 10, 2017
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Glorious and Free Seminar
Jun 28, 2017
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Beaming At The Vatican
Jun 15, 2017
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Islam & Jerusalem
Jun 9, 2017
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Closing The Apology Book
May 30, 2017
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Taking Steps For Life
May 26, 2017
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A Conversation with David Johnston
May 19, 2017
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Suffering For Life
May 11, 2017
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Baptism and Full Communion
May 4, 2017
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Emptied Out of Egypt
Apr 27, 2017
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Time To End The Weekend
Apr 20, 2017
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The Empty Tomb
Apr 13, 2017
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Tiger’s Twisting Moral Tale
Apr 7, 2017
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Mea Maxima Masculinity Culpa
Mar 30, 2017
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Post-Christian Mobs of Yobs
Mar 23, 2017
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Breitbart Today. Baptists Tomorrow?
Mar 16, 2017
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George Vanier: The Best of Us
Mar 10, 2017
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Reformation Thoughts in Rome
Mar 2, 2017
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Launching Questions
Feb 10, 2017
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Who Are We?
Feb 3, 2017
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Grouching Miser, Hidden Dragon
Jan 26, 2017
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Empathy
Jan 19, 2017
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Re-evaluating Russia
Jan 12, 2017
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When Mr. Churchill Changed Us
Jan 5, 2017
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Wonder Woman
Dec 22, 2016
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Patrick Brown Doubles Down
Dec 15, 2016
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Reform the Party
Dec 8, 2016
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Family Politics
Dec 1, 2016
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From Sea to Sea: A Continuing Survey of Religion, Culture and Public Life
Nov 24, 2016
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Trump’s Top Rope Roots
Nov 17, 2016
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Bye-Bye Billary
Nov 10, 2016
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Small Talk
Aug 1, 2016
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From Sea to Sea: Lessons in Poland
Aug 1, 2016
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Small Talk
Jun 1, 2016
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School for Scofflaws
Jun 1, 2016
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Small Talk
Apr 25, 2016
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Sacks and Violence
Apr 25, 2016
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Not in God's Name: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks for Cardus
Mar 18, 2016
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From Sea to Sea: Cruel Histories & Tender Mercies
Jan 28, 2016
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Small Talk
Jan 28, 2016
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Small Talk
Dec 1, 2015
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From Sea to Sea: Party, Power, Patrimony
Dec 1, 2015
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A Man Loyal to Canada and to His Faith
Nov 5, 2015
Thread of 1000 Stories
A Man Loyal to Canada and to His Faith
Nov 5, 2015
Voices in the Crowd
Sea to Sea: Rupture and Resistance
Oct 1, 2015
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Small Talk
Oct 1, 2015
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Small Talk
Aug 1, 2015
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Riding the Revolution
Aug 1, 2015
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Reflecting on politics, pastors, and grace
Jul 7, 2015
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Small Talk
Jun 1, 2015
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Sea to Sea: Michael Coren's Conversions
Jun 1, 2015
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Small Talk
Apr 1, 2015
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Sea to Sea
Apr 1, 2015
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Balancing Religion and Secularism
Mar 25, 2015
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What makes the common good common
Mar 19, 2015
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Be Not Afraid: An Evening with George Weigel
Mar 17, 2015
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The power of faithful Canadians
Mar 16, 2015
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All You Need Is Love
Feb 17, 2015
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Small Talk
Feb 1, 2015
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Sea to Sea
Feb 1, 2015
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Should there be room in secular Canada for religion?
Dec 17, 2014
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Small Talk
Dec 1, 2014
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Sea to Sea
Dec 1, 2014
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Finding a Global Common Grammar
Oct 10, 2014
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Small Talk
Oct 1, 2014
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The Conversation
Oct 1, 2014
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Sea to Sea
Oct 1, 2014
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Archbishop Chaput on speaking the truth in love
Aug 12, 2014
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Archbishop Chaput on Sharing Your Faith With Confidence
Aug 8, 2014
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The Significance of Father Richard John Neuhaus
Aug 7, 2014
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Celebrating baptism
Aug 1, 2014
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Small Talk
Aug 1, 2014
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Sea to Sea
Aug 1, 2014
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Faith Contributes to a Flourishing, Free Society
Jun 26, 2014
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Read about Charles Taylor in the new Convivium
Jun 16, 2014
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Jim Flaherty: "On Sacrifice"
Jun 5, 2014
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Small Talk
Jun 1, 2014
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Sea to Sea
Jun 1, 2014
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Welcome to Convivium
May 14, 2014
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Francis, the decider
May 8, 2014
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Victor Boutros in Ottawa | May 1, 2014
May 1, 2014
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Alexandre Havard on Being a Virtuous Follower
Apr 1, 2014
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Small Talk
Apr 1, 2014
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Sea to Sea
Apr 1, 2014
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Paul Donovan explains the importance of the Loyola Case
Mar 24, 2014
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Rex Murphy in Vancouver | March 6, 2014
Mar 6, 2014
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Ross Douthat live in Ottawa
Feb 28, 2014
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Cardinal Dolan in Kingston, February 27, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
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From the Holy Land
Feb 15, 2014
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Why Convivium?
Feb 1, 2014
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Sea to Sea
Feb 1, 2014
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Small Talk
Feb 1, 2014
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Small Talk
Dec 1, 2013
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Sea to Sea
Dec 1, 2013
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Sea to Sea
Oct 1, 2013
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Small Talk
Oct 1, 2013
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An Airport By Any Other Name
Sep 9, 2013
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Sea to Sea
Aug 1, 2013
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Small Talk
Aug 1, 2013
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The Conversation
Aug 1, 2013
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God, Greed & Gaming
Jun 7, 2013
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Sea to Sea
Jun 1, 2013
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Small Talk
Jun 1, 2013
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The Hill Family Lecture Series
May 3, 2013
Cardus Audio
Small Talk
Apr 1, 2013
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Sea to Sea from Across the Sea
Apr 1, 2013
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From Sea to Sea
Jan 1, 2013
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An Amalgam of Anniversaries
Jan 1, 2013
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Small Talk
Jan 1, 2013
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The Blessedness of Faith: Why Politics Needs Religion
Nov 1, 2012
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From Sea to Sea
Nov 1, 2012
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Small Talk
Nov 1, 2012
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Small Talk
Sep 1, 2012
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From Sea to Sea
Sep 1, 2012
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From Sea to Sea
Jul 1, 2012
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Small Talk
Jul 1, 2012
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The Blessedness of Faith: Why Politics Needs Religion
May 1, 2012
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From Sea to Sea
May 1, 2012
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Small Talk
May 1, 2012
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From Sea to Sea
Mar 1, 2012
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Small Talk
Mar 1, 2012
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2011 Hill Lecture with Fr. Raymond de Souza
Nov 4, 2011
Cardus Audio
Small Talk
Oct 18, 2011
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From Sea to Sea
Oct 18, 2011
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Recapturing the Millennial Tradition
Jun 24, 2011
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Humanity was most fragile of all
Oct 7, 2005
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