Wednesday, January 16, 2008 3:00-4:00

Church Building in Quebec. The Secular Uses
by Richard Gauthier, PhD. (Trinity College)

As the sociologist Peter Berger wrote, Quebec, the former "priest-ridden" province, is now among the most secularized societies in the Western hemisphere. The impact in Church Building is the increasing number of the secular uses. The author present the phenomenon and, at the end, he proposes some ideas for the future.