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SPECIAL REPORT: Families Separated at the Border
Distinctly Catholic: Economics is not liberated from the inquisitorial eye of religion, Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones insists, rather authentic liberation must always develop within ethical principles, not with ethics as an add-on.
At the Intersection: At the grocery store, the person ahead of me in the checkout line needed a price check on the last item. I usually don't say anything. This time I did.
Distinctly Catholic: No Christian theology can start with the premise that self-interest, enlightened or otherwise, is an appropriate starting point for ethics, Christian or otherwise.
Distinctly Catholic: David Cloutier's new book, The Vice of Luxury: Economic Excess in a Consumer Age, represents a challenge, a thoughtful, precise challenge, to contemporary economics.