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One Can be a Good Catholic without Being a Libertarian, but Cannot be a Good Libertarian without Being a Good Catholic

I’m Mike, and I’m a libertarian Catholic. My path has been a long and winding one, with many stops along the way, but as my faith has deepened and the times have changed this two word phrase has best defined… Continue Reading →

If Kafka Had A Point: A Review of “Blythe” by John E. Kramer

When I read Kafka’s The Castle, I was confused and utterly demoralized. Blythe readers may feel the same thing about 2/5ths of the way through. You’re in a surreal alternative world with typical American teens who become trapped in a… Continue Reading →

Love Doesn’t Mean Tolerance

Pope Francis Has Forgotten the Church’s Own Grand Libertarian Legacy

Pope Francis Has Forgotten the Church’s Own Grand Libertarian Legacy Well, it’s a pretty big deal when the Pope attacks libertarianism by name. It’s even more interesting when my Spanish-language publisher believes that the Pope, in an academic paper, was… Continue Reading →

Dave Rubin Interview with Father Robert Barron

Bishop Barron (Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of LA) joins Dave Rubin to discuss religion, his belief and faith, the child sex scandal that rocked the Catholic church, and more. It’s a great exploration of the confluence of libertarianism and Catholicism…. Continue Reading →

You had one job Adam and Eve. One Job.

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, commonly referred to as the Feast of Christ the King, is a relatively recent addition to the Western liturgical calendar, having been instituted in 1925 by Pope Pius XI… Continue Reading →

The Logic of Marriage

Words have meanings. And it makes sense to maintain those meanings if we hope to communicate effectively. It does no good to use a word to represent something that it is not. For example, it does no good for someone… Continue Reading →

Rerum Novarum

RERUM NOVARUM ENCYCLICAL OF POPE LEO XIII ON CAPITAL AND LABOR   To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates,Archbishops, Bishops, and other ordinaries of places having Peace and Communion with the Apostolic See. Rights and Duties of Capital and Labor… Continue Reading →

How a ‘Personal Relationship with Jesus’ Steers Us Away from Jesus

Originally posted on the author’s site, www.ericrobertmorse.com. I was recently at a talk on Catholic New Evangelization and the speaker began with a provocative question: What is our central goal and purpose as Catholics? After giving the audience a little… Continue Reading →

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