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Canadian theologian Gregory Baum dead at 94

Canadian theologian Gregory Baum dead at 94. Photo: Michael SwanOne of Canada’s most influential and controversial theologians, among the few remaining living links to the Second Vatican Council, has died.

Gregory Baum, author of the first draft of Nostra Aetate, was 94 years old.

Baum was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal Oct. 8. “I’m disappearing inside,” he told a friend. He decided not to continue the dialysis treatment which had kept him alive the last four years.

As a young theologian, Baum shot to prominence in the early days of the Second Vatican Council, mentored by Cardinal Augustin Bea. A key ally of Pope St. John XXIII, Bea looked for credible Catholic experts on Catholic-Jewish relations and found his man in Baum.
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Posted: October 19, 2017 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=9773
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, Gregory Baum, Jewish-Christian relations, Québec, theologian
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