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Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

What’s Not Canada?

 

Raymond J. de Souza

Convivium’s editor in chief asks why more care wasn’t put into investigating a young girl’s tale about her sliced hijab – for her sake and for Canada’s

Convivium’s editor in chief asks why more care wasn’t put into investigating a young girl’s tale about her sliced hijab – for her sake and for Canada’s

Trudeau Versus Trudeau

 

Peter Stockland

In an interview this week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about his insistence on proper conduct between the sexes on Parliament Hill and, by extension, among Canadians generally. Peter Stockland examines what it means for a son to grapple with what his father catalyzed.

In an interview this week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about his insistence on proper conduct between the sexes on Parliament Hill and, by extension, among Canadians generally. Peter Stockland examines what it means for a son to grapple with what his father catalyzed.

  • Living A Different Answer

    Andrew Bennett

    Father Deacon Andrew Bennett, director of Cardus Law, celebrates Christmas with hundreds of Millennials  who respond to old holiday questions with a new zeal for Truth

  • Fixing Canada’s Costco Colleges

    Bethany Osborne and Perry Glanzer

    Two compelling voices from academia respond to Cardus’s senior researcher Doug Sikkema’s critique of university administrations. What do you think? Is your experience that the god of market has turned our colleges into an educational version of Costco? Let us know.

  • Diving Into Divine Community

    Beth Davis with Nell O'Leary, Hannah Marazzi

    Today Convivium sits down with Beth Davis and Nell O'Leary of Blessed Is She, a Catholic women’s community committed to deepening a life of prayer, daily Scripture devotionals, and creating a supportive sisterhood that stretches across North America. 

  • The Pseudo-Voodoo of “You Do You”

    Shannon Joseph

    In helping young women grasp the fashion industry’s power to shape social attitudes, Shannon A. Joseph discovers an adolescent meme with almost magical potency to impair judgement. What do you think? Are you, your friends and family concerned about the effects of fashion on female high school students?

Thread of 1,000 Stories

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. The Thread seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: thread@faithincanada150.ca.

#189: Maggie's Pancakes

Brittany Beacham

"On any given Sunday, you can walk into the kitchen of our church and see an enthusiastic red-head running a team of pancake flipping, toast buttering volunteers with more efficiency than an experienced army general could ever hope to attain. Well, you could. But I suppose that's getting ahead of myself."

#188: Excited to Build Bridges

Mark Tymm

Mark Tymm came from one of those families: on Sunday mornings he grew up putting on corduroy pants, buttoned coats, polished shoes, and piling into the van with his family. As he grew, he met more people with different perspectives and patterns (like sleeping in on Sunday!). As his community grows more diverse, he looks forward to building more bridges.

Sacred Spaces

Photography is the art of seeing, which can bring the sacred to light and give pause to reflect, to ponder, to pray. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

BC photographer, Rebecca Rempel, photographs a special lesson in global awareness to children in the Ukraine, pointing out where they are and where she journeyed from. Read More ›

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