Catholic Social Teaching: A Political Lens

Catholics and non-Catholics alike often wonder what drives the Church’s involvement in the civic affairs of our communities and of the nation at large. If the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) is the ‘what’ of our faith, Catholic Social Teaching (CST) is the ‘why’. Though any attempt to condense this Teaching into a single…Read More

Eugenics, Compassion, and the Church

In recent headlines we were confronted with a controversial subject after a tweet by CBS promoted a news story in which Iceland was celebrated for being ‘on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome [sic] through abortion.’    The news story quickly set off a firestorm of responses including one from noted pro-life actress Patricia Heaton in which she…Read More