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  • #SOMUCHMUD

    Peter Menzies

    The federal election has begun with more mud than Saturday bath night at a pig farm. Alas, Convivium contributor Peter Menzies says, too many reporters are jumping in and further sinking journalism’s #credibility.

  • Big City in Training

    Rebecca Atkinson

    Convivium’s Rebecca Atkinson finds her old hometown growing up from underground as a brand new light rail commuter train lets Ottawans connect from the far flung ‘burbs almost as if they lived in a real city like Montreal.

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  • Standing Up For Trinity Western’s Board

    Ray Pennings

    Cardus Executive Vice-President Ray Pennings challenges social media “experts” disparaging TWU’s volunteer board for altering its Community Covenant. Agree or disagree, with the decision, the members served with honour and sincerity, Pennings argues.

  • Stigma and Shame

    Barry Bussey

    When Ontario’s Court of Appeal trampled conscience rights for medical professionals last week, it grievously wounded the entire body of religious believers across Canada, argues lawyer Barry Bussey.

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.

To Be Human

September 17, 2019

The hand of the artist dips the paintbrush in and out of paint with patience and ease.

Raindrops

September 17, 2019

The water droplets are as ephemeral as one's glance towards them.

This is Home

August 13, 2019

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.

Voices From the Crowd

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

Love Lives Through Sacrifice

Michael Gonari

The story of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a priest who gave his life for another prisoner in Auschwitz, inspires us to integrate faith and action, writes contributor Michael Gonari.

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