By Fr. Raymond de Souza, Catholic Herald - I do not share Davis’s objection that the American bishops, as part of their annual campaign for religious liberty, are presenting Thomas More as some sort of early advocate of “tolerance” as it understood today... “The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has no right to re-appropriate his cause – not even for the sake of good PR,” writes Davis at catholicherald.co.uk. Presenting More as a martyr for anything other than “dedication to Catholic truth” is such a re-appropriation, he contends.
By Randall Smith, The Catholic Thing - But making moral choices requires prudence, and we don’t teach that... This is because prudence requires experience, often experience in a particular area, and I can’t teach my students to be prudent lawyers, doctors, and politicians because I do not have the relevant experience in any of those areas.
By Jay Richards, Executive Editor, The Stream - Too many of us are still clueless about socialism and communism… Lots of people seem to think “communism” just means “bad socialism.” But that ignores the meanings of words and Marxist theory itself… Marx and his disciples claimed that “capitalism” must give way to “socialism,” where private property would be abolished and an all-powerful state would own everything on behalf of the people….
By Stephen M. Krason, Crisis Magazine - We have seen many examples of the tyrannical mindset of those who are at the forefront of this latter stage of the Sexual Revolution, led by the homosexualist movement and its political and governmental allies… What these examples show is a massive assault on such time-honored liberties—ultimately grounded in natural law and concerned with protecting human dignity rightly understood….