Monthly Archives: April 2011


 

by on April 29th, 2011

The King & Spalding skedaddle is a blow to the institutional integrity of our legal system. Intimidation is now the default tactic of same-sex marriage advocates.

by on April 27th, 2011

Learning from a religious skeptic’s rejection of polygamy and easy divorce.

by on April 22nd, 2011

Cohabitation does not serve the “best interest” of children, regardless of what the courts say.

by on April 20th, 2011

Virtue can only be lived out in communities. But which communities are best suited to promoting virtue?

by on April 18th, 2011

Let the sexual revolution be justified on the grounds of the common good.

by on April 15th, 2011

Prominent bioethicists Arthur Caplan and Robert P. George on the role of bioethics in a democracy and the dangers of eugenics.

by on April 13th, 2011

Prominent bioethicists Arthur Caplan and Robert P. George on the danger of discounting ethics and overselling science.

by on April 11th, 2011

A healthy democracy depends on people of conviction working hard to advance their ideas in the public square—respectfully and peacefully, but vigorously and without apologies. We cannot simultaneously serve the poor and accept the legal killing of unborn children.

by on April 8th, 2011

A person bears moral responsibility for the foreseeable side effects of his reckless actions.

by on April 6th, 2011

Augustine, Aquinas, and Alexandria offer forgotten ideals regarding what learning is and the scale at which it flourishes.

by on April 4th, 2011

The part of the Muslim tradition usually cited in support of killing apostates has been gravely misunderstood.

by on April 1st, 2011

Not only those with a “future-like-ours,” but all human beings possess equal basic rights.

In Depth: Islam and Immigration

Agree or disagree with Donald Trump's approach to Islamic immigration, the United States must come to terms with such immigration's cultural and demographic implications.


  • by Joseph G. Trabbic on February 9, 2017

    On Thomistic principles, Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees whose lives are in danger is not morally justifiable. Bans on other travelers and immigrants, however, are not as problematic.

  • by Robert Carle on February 21, 2017

    President Trump’s executive order on immigration is deeply troubling, because it inflicts suffering on “the least of these” for political gain. This demeans the office of the President and robs the United States of its moral high ground in the War on Terror.

  • by Joseph G. Trabbic on August 22, 2016

    Is there a moral obligation for the US not to enact Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim travel into the US?

  • by Luma Simms on March 10, 2016

    Our nation faces an assimilation crisis as many Middle Eastern immigrants reject our culture, which they perceive as libertine. We could improve the situation through a renewed commitment to our founding principles, particularly the reunification of faith and reason.

  • by Robert Carle on October 29, 2015

    A best-selling new novel taps into an angst that has become an obsession in Europe.

  • by Luca Volontè on December 17, 2015

    Europe can only emerge from its downward spiral by putting religious faith and respect for history and tradition at the center of our communal and personal lives.


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