Ecclesia et Civitas

What Are Catholics To Do? (Part II)

April 11, 2013 James Kalb 0

Last month I noted that Catholics need settings in which they can lead a Catholic life among Catholics. For most of us, loving God and living as Christians take schooling and support, which we aren’t […]

Sojourns with Schall

The Pope and the Poor

March 18, 2013 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

The day following the election of the archbishop of Buenos Aires to the papacy, I must have received fifty e-mails from friends and family asking if I knew the man or had any comment on […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

What Are Catholics To Do?

March 7, 2013 James Kalb 0

The world goes its own way without much regard for the Church, because it has very little regard for truth—that is to say, for reality. The problems go to the roots of current ways of […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

The Church and the Constitution

February 8, 2013 James Kalb 0

American political institutions give us all part of the responsibility for how we are governed. Catholics need to carry out that responsibility in accordance with their best understanding of man, society, and American political life. […]

Sojourns with Schall

Jesus of Nazareth Completed

January 13, 2013 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“Jesus’ teaching is not the product of human learning, of whatever kind. It originated from immediate contact with the Father, from ‘face-to-face’ dialogue—from the one who rests close to the Father’s heart. It is the […]

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Tardy Reflections on the Election

January 9, 2013 James Kalb 0

A great many things might have changed the results in November. Hurricane Sandy might have headed into the Atlantic instead of the Atlantic states. Or moods might have shifted, so that memes like “the war […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

Turning the Corner

December 6, 2012 James Kalb 0

In the last several months I’ve been discussing the problems Catholics face dealing with public life today. The recent election underlined some of them. The bishops and others made their pitch about threats to the […]