In an address delivered on October 17, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput stated that ''Prof. Douglas Kmiec has a strong record of service to the Church and the nation in his past. But I think his activism for Senator Barack Obama, and the work of Democratic-friendly groups like Catholics United and Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, have done a disservice to the Church, confused the natural priorities of Catholic social teaching, undermined the progress pro-lifers have made, and provided an excuse for some Catholics to abandon the abortion issue instead of fighting within their parties and at the ballot box to protect the unborn.''
Thinking About Thinking About Greed
We must look beyond trust and greed and instead discover thrift. A response to Harold James.
The Scandal Beneath the Crisis
Kevin Jackson calls for moral cooperation instead of government regulation. A response to Harold James.
Forward to the Past
The current financial crisis may provide an opportunity to build stronger families and communities.
Obama and Infanticide
Obama's latest excuse for opposing the Illinois Born-Alive Infants Protection Act is that the law was "unnecessary" because babies surviving abortions were already protected. It won't fly.
Thinking About Greed
Beginning in the time of Aristotle and leading up to the current financial crisis, greed and trust have played important yet shifting roles in the structure of the world's economies. One of the reasons we face the current crisis is our failure to deal with either properly.
Obama’s Abortion Extremism
Sen. Barack Obama's views on life issues ranging from abortion to embryonic stem cell research mark him as not merely a pro-choice politician, but rather as the most extreme pro-abortion candidate to have ever run on a major party ticket.
Introducing Public Discourse
An introductory letter from the founder and editor of Public Discourse.