Distinctly Catholic: The partisan divisions in our culture, which are deeper than mere partisanship and extend to geography, socio-economic status and education levels, must not be allowed to overtake the life of the church.
Distinctly Catholic: Of all the responses to the Civilta Cattolica article, one of the strangest was published at Catholic World Report by Samuel Gregg.
Distinctly Catholic: The Civiltà article attacked the Manichaean worldview separating people into good and evil camps. Archbishop Charles Chaput's critique of the article exhibits such a worldview.
Faith and Justice: What motivates American voters is not theology, despite the fact that we are a very religious people. Fear and anger are the great motivators.