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Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
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Talking Insufferable Turkey

 

Raymond J. de Souza

Still eating leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner? Fr. Raymond de Souza offers some “leftovers” of his own. Here are some “leftover” thoughts on smaller items – less important though perhaps more amusing – from recent days. 

Still eating leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner? Fr. Raymond de Souza offers some “leftovers” of his own. Here are some “leftover” thoughts on smaller items – less important though perhaps more amusing – from recent days. 

Poverty Needs More Than Just Policies

 

Peter Stockland

Peter Stockland sits down with Andrea Mrozek and Peter Jon Mitchell to discuss Cardus research showing that exclusively pursuing policy options misses critical elements in combating poverty.

Peter Stockland sits down with Andrea Mrozek and Peter Jon Mitchell to discuss Cardus research showing that exclusively pursuing policy options misses critical elements in combating poverty.

  • How Friendship Builds Civilization

    Hannah Marazzi with Eboo Patel

    In the midst of the politics of uproar, Convivium’s Hannah Marazzi chats with Ismaili Muslim writer, speaker, neighbourhood builder, and Little League Coach Eboo Patel about creating a civil world through quiet acts of community.

  • Pluralism In The Mirror

    Anne Leahy

    Former Canadian Ambassador Anne Leahy finds Robert Joustra’s new book a compelling call for greater religious literacy among Canadians, particularly our diplomats. 

  • A Future of 10,000 Villages

    Brittany Beacham

    Convivium contributor Brittany Beacham treats readers to the welcoming aroma of Mennonite deep fried raisin donuts as she explores the annual MCC Sale in Abbotsford B.C. The Anabaptist heartland is changing radically, she writes, but the hospitable heart will always bridge yesterday and tomorrow.

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.

#171: Changing the Climate for Faith and Science

Lloyd Mackey

Katharine Hayhoe, one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2014, appreciates both science and faith. Hayhoe states: "I don’t accept global warming on faith: I crunch the data, I analyze the models, I help engineers and city managers and ecologists quantify the impacts."

#170: Offering the Very Best

Jeff Lockert

Jeff Lockert discusses the challenges that face Millennials of faith. Lockert writes, "the real challenge is for each and every one of you to offer the very best of yourselves to the world. And the very best of yourselves includes your faith."

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.

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