YOU Should Read the Catholic Press – Why?

In 1919, just after the formation of the National Catholic Welfare Council (NCWC), today known as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the NCWC Press Department absorbed the function of the Catholic Press Association, stabilizing and promoting the dissemination of news of interest to Catholics nationally.  Its aim was to publish news of national and international interest to Catholics in the United States—news that was often ignored in the mainstream press.

Pierre Trudeau, Trudeaumania 50 years later - new Champlain Society podcast

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Pierre Trudeau, Trudeaumania 50 years later

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Patrice Dutil talks with Paul Litt (Carleton University) about his book “Trudeaumania” (UBC Press) on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Pierre E. Trudeau’s first day as Prime Minister, 20 April 1968. This podcast was produced by Hugh Bakhurst and Pernia Jamshed in the Allan Slaight Radio Institute at Ryerson University.

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Borealia: A House in New Orleans: The Le Moyne Family of New France and the Foundation of the Crescent City

Recently at Borealia, Michael J. Davis wrote about how one family with roots in New France, as well as imperial politics, shaped the early history of New Orleans--this year celebrating its tercentennial. Here’s a taste of the essay: 

“Indian-Hating” & “Massive Injustice of the Most Profound Kind”: Jury Colonialism Experienced by Indigenous People from Miserable Man (Kit-Ahwah-Ke-Ni), 1885 to Colton Boushie, 2018

Recent trending news in Canadian media surrounding the not guilty verdict (& specifically the means by which it was reached) in the Gerald Stanley second-degree murder trial occasioned by the shooting death of a young Indigenous man Colton Boushie stimulated the creation of the above titled essay.

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