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Alum focuses research on modern slavery

Michael M. Canaris, PhD, Loyola University Chicago, is a Lay Centre alumnus, who just earned his postdoctoral licentiate in sacred theology, specializing in ecumenism, from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas, more commonly referred to as the Angelicum. His tesina (a lengthy required … Continue reading

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Lay Centre ‘a natural fit’ for Oxford research fellow

Lay Centre: Could you please tell us something about yourself and your work? Patrick Houlihan: I’m a research fellow in history at the University of Oxford. My main scholarly interests include the intersections of religion and war in the 20th century, … Continue reading

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Jewish studies professor enjoys Lay Centre welcome

I was born and brought up in a Catholic family of bulb farmers on my father’s side and carpenters on my mother’s side. As a young child, I very much enjoyed the mystical and spiritual dimension of the Catholic Church. I served … Continue reading

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