Paul Ryan's Anti-Poverty Proposals
Published by CatholicVote on Thursday, August 21, 2014
Recent proposals signal a further shift among GOP lawmakers away from the disastrous emphasis on “makers and takers” and toward a more compelling vision of society in which individual persons are always considered within a web of relationships and responsibilities.
The Problem with Catholic Social Teaching
Published by Catholic Culture on Thursday, August 21, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Mirus
There is no doctrinal content, and hence no hierarchical competence, in purely prudential judgments about the social order.
Catholic Social Teaching
The Seduction of Changing the Culture
Published by The Catholic Thing on Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The classic understanding of the connection between the “logic of morals” and the “logic of law” is curiously neglected on all sides, conservative as well as liberal.
Law and Morality in Public Discourse: How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture
Published by The Public Discourse on Thursday, August 7, 2014
Archbishop Charles Chaput, OFM Cap.
One of the ways we might begin to live more fruitfully in a world that seems so deeply conflicted is to create parishes, seminaries, clubs, colleges, and families that are real schools of sanctification.
John Courtney Murray
Father Richard John Neuhaus
Cardinal Avery Dulles
Published by The Catholic Thing on Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Fr. James V. Schall, SJ
If we want to “equalize” all income or all talents, we do not end up with a more just and functioning society. We end up with an unworkable world in which no reason exists for doing anything while everyone wrangles about what he did not receive as his “due.”
St. Thomas Aquinas