Catholicism and Canadian liberalism

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

paul-martinOn Feb. 17, starting at 4 p.m., the Right Honourable Paul Martin Jr. (left) will join his father’s biographer Greg Donaghy and other scholars at The Newman Centre of McGill to explore the connections between Canadian liberalism and the Catholic intellectual tradition. The panel will examine how from health care through policies on labour and immigration to critiques of nationalism, Paul Martin Sr.’s engagement with leading Catholic scholars, such as Étienne Gilson and Jacques Maritain, as well as John Henry Newman, sheds light on surprising links between Catholic social thought and Canadian liberalism. Get more information. Limited seating. RSVP via email or call 514-398-4106.


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