Former PM Paul Martin Jr. on campus to take part in colloquium

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Last Wednesday, Feb. 17, Paul Martin Jr., former Prime Minister of Canada, took part in a colloquium that cast light on links between Paul Martin Sr.’s political career and his Catholic background and education, as well as more broadly between the influence of Catholic intellectual thought and the Canadian Liberal tradition from Wilfrid Laurier to the mid-20th century.

The Catholic puzzle in Canadian liberalism

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In advance of the Feb. 17 colloquium, “Paul Martin Sr.: Catholicism and Canadian Liberalism,” Daniel Cere, Interim Dean of Religious Studies, looks at the how Roman Catholicism has been so strongly linked to Canadian political liberalism.