Category: Democracy

  • Bautain: Conscience and responsibility

    For many years I have been wondering about and looking for the source(s) of the Sillon definition of democracy as the system of social organisation that tends to maximise the conscience/consciousness and the responsibility of each person. Just as Cardijn’s see judge act has many roots, as I have indicated in other posts on this…

  • 25th August – a day of meaning

    25th August – a day of meaning

    It was only when I went to work for the International YCW that I learnt that 25 August was celebrated as the “birthday” of the movement.

  • Pat Keegan – not such a bland speech to Vatican II

    Pat Keegan – not such a bland speech to Vatican II

    Pat was the first lay person to address V2, and I think he was the first lay person in history to address an ecumenical council of the Church.