When it comes time to write his story in full, he will be remembered as the most consequential archbishop of Chicago in the modern history of the Church — and a leader in American Catholicism whose intellectual and physical courage was instrumental in making the Church in the United States, for all its challenges and problems, the most vital in the developed world.
Had President Obama been interested in reforming the Cuban regime, he could have asked for it; instead, he asked for and received nothing in exchange for everything the Castros wanted.
The issue of whether the rights and duties of the corporation are in any way comparable to those of the individual citizen connects with deep moral issues concerning the place of free association and the experience of membership in the life of the individual.
Vatican II vindicated John Henry Newman’s great work on the development of doctrine, which grew from a theological method that brought history, and indeed life itself, back into play as sources of reflection and growth in our understanding of God’s revelation.
The candidate whose support for Common Core could be most personally perilous—and most consequential for the larger 2016 race—is Hillary Clinton.
The new physician-payment system approved by Congress will give the Medicare bureaucracy even more control over the practice of medicine.
Working-class discontent continues to grow and gather steam, fracturing and reordering politics in virtually every country.
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