Catholic Social Doctrine

The Political Left Is Ruining Sports

As expected, the U.S. Women’s National Team won the Women’s World Cup. As also expected, members of the women’s team, led by chief spokeswoman Megan Rapinoe, were known as much for their politics as for their play. Rapinoe got it going with her comment that she wouldn't visit the “f–ing” White House if she was [...]

Reactionary Liberalism and Catholic Social Doctrine

The debate over Catholic social doctrine and U.S. social welfare policy took an unhelpful turn in May when a gaggle of academics fired a shot across the bow of House Speaker John Boehner, prior to his commencement address at the Catholic University of America. Their charge? That Boehner’s House voting record showed him to be [...]

Debt, Finance, and Catholics

Debt and deficits seem to be on everyone's minds these days. Whether it be worries about the American government's fiscal woes, Europe's fragile banking system, or the debt-as-a-way-of-life culture that disfigures so many lives, many people are seeking guidance about how to extradite ourselves from this mess with our souls intact. In this regard, Catholics [...]

Sunday Comics: Catholics in Action, Part 9

Apologies for the gap in service...Below is part nine of the ten-part serial "Catholics in Action," which originally appeared in Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact in 1952-53.  This set of stories dealt with Catholic Social Doctrine as it is lived out in regular people's lives, often without any politics whatsoever.As always, these pages come from [...]

Sunday Comics: Catholics in Action 7

Today, we share part 7 of ten-part "Catholics in Action," a 1953 serial exploring Catholic Social Doctrine as it's lived out from day to day.  In most cases, this series has stayed close to the "street level," but today's episode, unlike most, actually deals with politics. As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online [...]

Sunday Comics: Catholics in Action, Part 2

Here's part two of Catholics in Action, an exploration of Catholic Social Doctrine from the personal level instead of the political. As always, these pages come from Catholic University's online archive of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact. There, a new bit of Catholic sports trivia for you. I do have some misgivings about everyone's [...]

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