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Can the tradition of ethnic parishes teach us how to live better in community? Is the ethnic model still viable?
Economic theory is unable to account for the role of genuinely common goods that transcend the distinction between egoism and altruism.
Our obsession with politics is unhealthy and unholy in that it reflects our fixation on this life rather than the next, and on worldly power instead of true discipleship.
If ever there were a damning case against the social media age, Notes from the Underground is it. For a literate culture to be “alone without books” is the absolute height of decadence.
Nothing can bring us into close contact with the beauty of Christ himself other than the world of beauty created by faith and light that shines out from the faces of the saints, through whom his own light becomes visible.
If your standard for a “Pope Francis Catholic” is “more like Francis than Donald Trump is,” you could count the number of “Pope Francis Catholics” in the billions.
Chesterton analyzed the problems that plague modernity with a wit and wisdom which is charming and disarming, using the power of paradox and combining clarity with charity in a way that is difficult to resist.
It’s a constant temptation to manufacture an experience of our Catholic faith, to elevate the end result over the process of being or becoming faithful.
On the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, three popes reflect on the mystery of the priesthood, and the Petrine ministry.