Tag: Félicité de Lamennais

  • Francis, Lucio Gera, Walter Kasper… and Cardijn

    Francis, Lucio Gera, Walter Kasper… and Cardijn

    German Cardinal Walter Kasper offers some interesting insights on the sources of Pope Francis’ thought, particularly regarding the Argentine theologian and jocist chaplain, Lucio Gera.

  • Bautain: Conscience and responsibility

    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.

  • Lamennais, Cardijn and the two Cardinal Micara’s

    Lamennais, Cardijn and the two Cardinal Micara’s

    When the emerging YCW was under attack in 1925, with Mechelen-Brussels Cardinal Mercier threatening to close it down, Cardijn launched an appeal to Rome, to the pope with the aid of nuncio, Clemente Micara.

  • The Lamennais brothers

    The Lamennais brothers

    Lamennais Hall at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, is named not for Félicité de Lamennais but his brother, Jean-Marie, who founded the Brothers of the Christian Instruction.