Category: Catholicism and politics

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…

The Catholic political divide… Are Conservatives done for with the new administration of Pope Francis in power?

The Pope recently echoed St. Paul in a recent general audience saying the following: Accept each other; accept that there is a tremendous variety “and that we can think in different ways”. “But, in the same faith you can think…

What do Peace and justice Catholics know about war? Turns out not much.

Peace and Justice Catholics as they are called, are deeply concerned about “excessive militarism” they generally oppose American military action, and by and large were opposed to the American Invasion of Iraq and to a lesser extent Afghanistan.  They will…