Distinctly Catholic

GOP Problem: Take Me To Your Leader

 | 

Much has been written about the survey conducted by the College Republicans that shows the GOP has some problems on its hands, but this item, picked up at the Maddow Blog, may be the most challenging for the party is this: When asked to name leaders of the Democratic Party, the respondents mentioned Obama, Clinton, Gore, Kennedy, Pelosi, all elected officials.

RC Millennials & Climate Change

 | 

Dan DiLeo, writing at Millennial Journal, has a good article on why Catholic Millennials need to step up in the fight to put climate change more centrally on the political agenda of the nation - and the world. Part of the reason? For more than twenty years, our popes have been speaking very forcefully on the topic, indeed, often in ways that would get them labeled a socialist or worse by Fox News!

Silk on Gallup's Survey

 | 

The Sage of Hartford, Mark Silk,  looks at Gallup's latest survey on Americans' perceptions of the influence of religion. As ever, he brings a scholar's cautions to the data and enlightens the findings for the rest of us. Silk is an example of contemporary scholarship at its best, using the resources of the academy to comment on events, and in a manner, accessible to the rest of us. Good stuff.

Pages

Subscribe to Distinctly Catholic

300x80-lighthope-web-ad.jpg

NCR Email Alerts

 

In This Issue

May 19-June 1, 2017

NCR_5-19.jpg