Father Raymond de Souza tempers this week’s dust-up over Elections Canada limiting partisan climate debate with the reminder that elsewhere only anti-warmers are welcome.
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The Yazidi people of the Middle East deserve justice and respect, not just sympathy or pity, for fighting so valiantly with the West, writes Convivium contributor Susan Korah.
Looking to the new Elections Canada rules that require jumping through hoops just to debate climate change, as well as a Convivium run-in with trying to advertise a story on Facebook, Peter Stockland questions how far our democratic babysitting has gone.
150 years of Christian faith in southern Saskatchewan-Qu'Appelle Valley
A B.C. faith-based school’s dismissal of a teacher for sexual conduct contrary to its standards is neither shocking nor discriminatory, notes Ottawa constitutional lawyer Albertos Polizogopoulos. In fact, he says, it’s protected by Charter of Rights rulings that date back to 1984.
Meet Ontario’s new old sex ed, same as Ontario’s old new sex ed, writes Cardus Family Director Andrea Mrozek. Meanwhile, Mrozek notes, the proven, enduring good of marriage gets crickets.
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There is something in the uniqueness and stillness of a sunset that moves my heart.
A cup of something deliciously warm to my side, I wrap my toes under the blanket as I listen to the soundtrack of the world happening outside my window.
The wings of the butterfly flutter by, landing every so often to pause and allow those around to wonder at its beauty.
The rush of lightning is fierce and strong, cracking into the surface of the forest and burning up the sky with light amid darkness.
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Fr. Adam Hincks, SJ, is one of 22 newly ordained priests to The Society of Jesus community. Convivium's Hannah Marazzi sits down with him to discuss his background in science and the journey that brought him to become a Jesuit priest.
In this second part of a two-part series, Brett Fawcett encourages a glance upwards as a means to finding God in the beyond.
With the prospect of humankind traveling in outer space and living on other planets, there comes a need for spiritual readiness and strategies, writes Convivium contributor Brett Fawcett. This is the first of a two-part series on the subject.