Tag Archives: Marieme Helie Lucas

How secularism – as opposed to laïcity – is intimately linked to communalism. Citizenship vs community


https://www.siawi.org/spip.php?article29990, 4 November 2022. Presentation at the Celebrating Dissent 22 conference, in Cologne, Germany. August 21, 2022.   The original definition of secularism (laïcité) dates from the French Revolution; it establishes in no uncertain terms the total separation between Church and State. In other words, the political power of the Catholic Church over the Kingdom […]