Thursday, September 28, 2017

Contemporary Tyranny and Catholic Social Doctrine


Why I Believe in Islam

Rev. James V. Schall, S.J.
 

Years ago, after another outrage in Beirut, I recall a comment by a Jihadist intellectual. He was disgusted with the then widespread belief that such atrocities only happen within Muslim countries, a sign of their civilizational inferiority. He longed for the day when such frequent bombings would also be an everyday event in Western cities. […]

Contemporary Tyranny and Catholic Social Doctrine

James Kalb
 

The usual view among Catholics is that public authority should look after all aspects of the common good. As a result, the social encyclicals have proposed a variety of responsibilities for government. The variety has grown with the range of problems under consideration, from the condition of industrial workers in Rerum Novarum to the comprehensive good of […]

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