Consequentialism and why we can’t do evil so that good may come of it.
In the previous two pieces in this space, we have looked at two
fallacies: the ad
hominem and the genetic
fallacy. Both fallacies are, like
Lions of the Faith chronicles the lives of saints, martyrs, and heroes who were caught
up in the struggle between Islam and Christianity that commenced in the seventh
century and continues to this day. The 800 martyrs of Otranto who were recently
canonized by Pope Francis appear in these pages, as do the seven monks of
Tibhirine, Algeria whose death at the han...
Benjamin Wiker is a senior fellow at
the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, a contributor to Catholic World Report, and the author of several books,
including the recently published Worshipping the State: How
Liberalism Became Our State Religion (Regnery, 2013). He spoke with
CWR about his book.
CWR: Isn’t ...
Thoughts on Cardinal DiNardo's recent decision to allow the Methodist ordination of a woman in the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston
Daniel DiNardo, the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, recently permitted the
United Methodist Church to celebrate an ordination service at the Catholic
Written in the midst of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War, John XXIII’s landmark encyclical contains important messages for our world today.
On April 11, 1963, The Beverly Hillbillies was the top television show in the
United States, works by J. D. Salinger and John Steinbeck topped the fiction
and nonfiction bestseller lists, and the lead headline in the New York Times was “Atom Submarine with 129 Lost in Depths
220 Miles Off Boston; Oil Slick Seen Near Site of Dive.” The Chiffons...