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Raymond J. de Souza

Father Raymond J. de Souza is the Editor-in-Chief of Convivium, chaplain at Newman House (the Roman Catholic centre at Queen's University), a parish priest, and a Cardus senior fellow, in addition to writing for the National Post and The Catholic Register. Read More ›

Bio last modified September 20th, 2019.
Articles by Raymond J. de Souza
  • Zen Is Now

    Raymond J. de Souza

    At a Cardus-Convivium event five years ago, China’s Cardinal Joseph Zen warned sharply of dangers to the Catholic Church in courting the Communist regime. Fresh events, Father Raymond de Souza notes, show the Cardinal was prescient as he was pointed. 

  • Battlefield Of Our Hearts

    Raymond J. de Souza

    This December Convivium's editor in chief, Father Raymond J. de Souza delivered this inspiring address to over 900 faithful young people of faith gathered in Ottawa to ring in the new year together at CCO's Rise Up. 

  • 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

  • Jerusalem and Peace

    Raymond J. de Souza

    Is peace in the Middle East possible? Today Father Raymond J. de Souza reflects on the significance of President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

  • The Clintons’ End Times

    Raymond J. de Souza

    As the Clintons become the face of a critical moment of cultural change "reckoning, recriminations, even revenge, is in the air," says Convivium editor in chief Fr. Raymond J. de Souza. Now, more than ever, he urges, should the virtues of repentance and reconciliation serve as the hallmarks of the age to come. 

  • Mockery and Majesty

    Raymond J. de Souza

    Convivium editor in chief Father Raymond J. de Souza reflects on the new Governor General's recent remarks to the Canadian Science Policy Convention, outlining the connection between faith and science, and the importance of kindness and care for those around us. 

  • 100 Years of Fortitude

    Raymond J. de Souza

    Convivium's editor in chief Father Raymond J. de Souza marks the anniversary of both the Sacred Heart of Mary parish and Queen's University's "Newman Club." 

  • Sears Bankruptcy

    Raymond J. de Souza

    What does the closing of Sears mean for the average citizen? Could it mean the loss of yet another physical space that facilitates our common life? 

  • 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. 

  • Calling And Caravaggio

    Raymond J. de Souza

    Today Father Raymond J. de Souza revisits the light and beauty of Caravaggio's timeless work ‘The Calling of St. Matthew’ and the truth it continues to communicate to viewers in this day and age. 

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