via the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University: If you are a young adult living in Washington, DC, or another city in the United States, how can you find purpose when politics seem irreconcilably divisive, church leaders seem out of touch, personal and systemic challenges seem insurmountable, and meaningful relationships… Read More What is the Good Life Now?
via Yahoo News: At 34 years old, Michael Wear has already been a faith adviser to an American president, written two books and developed a reputation as a thoughtful and connected leader in American politics and religion. Wear is now launching an institution that will train Christians in public life to reject culture-war fights and… Read More Michael Wear Launches The Center for Christianity & Public Life
via the Old Man and the Three podcast: Hasan on “winning” and what the criteria should be. Thought this was very thoughtful. @hasanminhaj pic.twitter.com/8ncs1fFQe1 — JJ Redick (@jj_redick) October 6, 2022
Patrick Gilger writes: We now, and thankfully, live in a world in which women can vote, persons may no longer be property, and a serf owes the fruit of his labor to no Lord. Ours is a world in which we may set our own ends. Yet despite such rightly celebrated freedoms, there is one… Read More How Can the Church Respond to ‘Liquid Modernity’?
via the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life: Georgetown University and the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life hosted this celebration of Shields’ life and legacy because he modeled the values at the heart of our work: civility and dialogue, respect and humor, human dignity and solidarity, a conviction that politics… Read More A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Mark Shields
Christopher White writes: Pope Francis on Sept. 15 backed Ukraine’s right to defend itself from Russia’s violent, seven-month-long invasion, and, for the first time, appeared to lend his support to other countries that are supplying Ukrainians with arms and war material. “To defend oneself is not only licit, it is also an expression of love… Read More Pope Francis Backs Ukraine’s Defense
“Each day, there is a growing “NO” to the death penalty around the world. For the Church, this is a sign of hope. From a legal point of view, it is not necessary. Society can effectively repress crime without definitively depriving the offenders of the possibility of redeeming themselves. Always, in every legal sentence, there… Read More Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for September 2022: For the Abolition of the Death Penalty