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Héctor Abad Faciolince : Against Submission

I am forever indebted to the Catholic Church and Cardinal Alfonso López Trujillo.  When I was a happy and irreverent twenty year old student at the Pontifical University, I published an article in which I openly insulted the Holy Father. … Continue reading

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Héctor Abad Faciolince: An Idea of Europe

After centuries of war, European unity has been one of the world’s greatest achievements in the second half of the 20th Century. But can it last? The recent European Parliamentary elections have given rise to Euro scepticism and hostility to … Continue reading

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Kieran Tapsell. Things are improving.

Héctor Abad Faciolince, El Espectador, Colombia, 29 December 2013, http://www.elespectador.com/opinion/el-espantoso-mundo-vivimos-columna-466312 Summary: The world we live in is frightening, but it is less frightening than it used to be. One of the best definitions of the word, “intellectual” that I have … Continue reading

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