"How I long for a poor Church for the poor!"
Imagine someone appealing to Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, to justify the activities of gangs in Los Angeles.
Would it not be wonderful to have an encyclopedia of Catholic social thought?
Discussing drug legalization with libertarians, as I did recently, can be a frustrating experience.
A sentence in the French newspaper Le Monde recently caught my eye: Il y aura toujours des talibans de l'austérité, there will always be the Talibans of austerity.
Mother Teresa was once asked how she could go on, day after day, year after year, caring for the sick and dying and poor and offering them so much comfort.
Paul Ryan, a devout Catholic, has claimed the social doctrine of the Church as the principal inspiration for his policies.
Almost everyone seems to be against slavery these days.
"Left flank to base. Left flank to base. We have lost radio contact with the right flank. Please come in. We have lost contact with the right. Please come in. Give us your bearings. Over."
How about some respect for Catholics and others who object to treating pregnancy as a disease?