Liberalism Isn't Woke Enough

Mark Christensen

We in the West can have the kind of world we want as soon as we choose to take responsibility for wanting it enough, unreliant on political ideology and Godlike power. This is what we signed up for. This is classic liberalism, the final test of Man’s perfectibility.

Expressing the Creed in Everyday Life

Mattias A. Caro

If the Creed has real force in my life, it is not only because I can recite and understand its content, but because I invoke it in a lived expression in daily life.

On Active Conscience

Andrew M. Haines

Christian conscience is the active acceptance of the fruits of true freedom, formed by careful reflection, and deployed in every instance of mundane life.

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The Preferential Option for the Rich

Daniel Saudek

“Neoliberal Catholicism” represents, to use the words of the philosopher Maurice Blondel (2000), “une alliance contre nature”, a profoundly relativistic and inhumane agenda under the sheepskin of religious orthodoxy. 

Humility + Ambition = Magnanimity

Mattias A. Caro

If ambition and humility are to meet, it is around a process that realizes what is achievable and to recognize that achievement as worth the effort.

The Pain of Pope Benedict's Resignation

Andrew M. Haines

The personal decision of the Holy Father was a final public instruction on the practical, sometimes uncomfortable character of deep faith expected for each and every Christian.

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The False Cause: Finding Capitalism and Big Government in the Antebellum South

Casey Chalk

We should seek to apply a critical eye to any narrative that prioritizes sentimentalist nostalgia over historical truth.

In Defense of Being Woke

Anthony M. Barr

Apricity and Advent

Mattias A. Caro

On the Unseen Racism

David Mills

In trying to discern the truth, we need to exercise a preferential option for the marginalized. We should weight their stories more heavily than our observations.