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A Secure Border: In Canada Religion & Politics Don't Mix
Mission and Catholic Identity Publications
  • Michael W. Higgins, Sacred Heart University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
11-7-2008
Abstract

The article focuses on the separation of religion and politics in Canada. It cites that Canadian politicians are collectively nervous about introducing religious issues in the political arena. It notes that reelected Prime Minister Stephen Harper has an affirmed intellectual attachment to religion. It states that religion, particularly Catholicism, surfaced at several points during the election, around the editorial table, or in caucus.

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Published online November 3, 2008.

At the time of publication Michael W. Higgins was president of St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Citation Information
Higgins, Michael W. "A Secure Border: In Canada Religion & Politics Don't Mix." Commonweal 135.19 (2008): 10-11.