Commentary

Cardinal Dolan's public flattery of Trump forgets a few things

Commentary: In this article, originally published on U.S. Catholic and then removed without notice, Stephen P. Millies writes that the U.S. bishops have gone so far down this transactional road with the Republican Party, that we have to ask whether the bishops possess the moral credibility to function as religious leaders.

Book Review

Aquinas offers the church lessons in civic virtue

01292016p18pha.jpgPOLITICS FOR A PILGRIM CHURCH: A THOMISTIC THEORY OF CIVIC VIRTUE
By Thomas J. Bushlack
Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., $35

Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor are two renowned Catholic philosophers not likely to agree about much beyond the Nicene Creed. But once, in 2005, I heard them agree about St. Thomas Aquinas.