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Open the borders?

October 1, 2019 James Kalb 22

Last month I commented on Catholicism and nationality. My basic point was that the existence of particular peoples is a natural and beneficial part of human life that should be respected. That point is often […]

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Why is liberalism so durable?

August 20, 2019 James Kalb 7

Liberalism tells us everyone should be able to do, be, and get whatever he wants, as much and as equally as possible. People believe that represents a new and higher stage in political and moral […]

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Why St. Thomas?

July 2, 2019 Joseph G. Trabbic 14

The Church has given the title “doctor” to some of her saints. In Latin doctor means “teacher” and the doctors of the Church are teachers of a very special sort. Pius X calls them “our […]

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Ideal societies and the Catholic vision

June 11, 2019 James Kalb 5

There is no ideal society this side of the Second Coming. Flawed people can’t create such things, and we’re all flawed, so social gains are offset by social losses. Current tendencies of thought, which reject […]