Sojourns with Schall

No New or Different Church

October 15, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“The Council Fathers neither could nor wished to create a new or different Church. They had neither the authority nor the mandate to do so. It was only in their capacity as bishops that they […]

Sojourns with Schall

What Is America Today?

September 17, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

If we Americans listen to our own music, we hear that America is the land of the free and the home of the brave. We have purple mountains and amber waves of grain. “God bless […]

Sojourns with Schall

The Ryan Lecture

May 1, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“Look, it is rare in American politics to arrive at a moment in which the debate revolves around the fundamental nature of America democracy and the social contract. But that is exactly where we are […]