Category: Catholicism and politics

Reminder: pray for the Christians in the East

http://weaselzippers.us/182383-report-christian-woman-has-mouth-eye-sewn-shut-in-saudi-arabia-for-professing-jesus-as-her-savior/ ^This is just a reminder. We need to be praying for the Christians in the Middle East. It is unfortunate because so many in the Church think that what we need to do is be more appreciative of Islam…

The Agony of Chris Christie, and The ideal government in the mind of Aquinas

News Item: NJ governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie is embroiled in a political scandal. It appears that aides to Christie engineered lane closures of roads leading to the George Washington Bridge, causing major traffic tie ups in…

Pope Francis is not the modernist the heretics in the Church are hoping for, The evidence

We have been trying to lay out the evidence for the following idea: Political liberals hold a philosophical vision that is similar and overlaps with the vision held by modernists in the Church.  This vision has been called the “unconstrained…

Modernists and the Politics of the “Unconstrained Vision”, not that different…

In our last post we had a little political discussion describing what economist and conservative intellectual Thomas Sowell has described as the two “visions” that animate a liberal versus a conservative approach to politics. These are the “unconstrained vision”, which…