Fr. de Souza joins Register team

  • September 17, 2010
Fr. de SouzaThe Catholic Register is pleased to welcome Fr. Raymond de Souza to our stable of talented columnists.

Fr. de Souza, whose debut column appears on Page 19 of this issue, has established his credentials as an accomplished journalist while writing for several publications over the past decade. He is a regular contributor to The National Post and a past Rome correspondent for the U.S.-based National Catholic Register.

“I have admired his writing for a long time,” said Catholic Register publisher and editor Jim O’Leary. “Fr. de Souza is not afraid to tackle difficult issues and write about them in a clear, concise manner. We are delighted that he has agreed to join our team.”

A Queen’s University alumnus (B.A. Honours in Economics and Masters in Public Administration), de Souza also holds a Masters degree in Economics and Politics from the University of Cambridge, England, and a Licence in Sacred Theology from the Santa Croce University in Rome. He was ordained in 2002 for the archdiocese of Kingston, where he works as a parish priest, teaches economics at Queen’s and serves as chaplain for the reigning Canadian university champion Golden Gaels football team.

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