Posts Tagged ‘Jacques Maritain’

Neither Conservative nor Liberal: Solving the Conundrum

Pope Francis presents a peculiar problem for the modern world. On the one hand, he is well-known for his concern for the poor and his strong commitment to Social Justice. On the other, he unequivocally opposes abortion. By virtue of the former commitment he qualifies as a “liberal.” But his opposition to abortion would make him eligible for the label “conservative.” How is it possible for one man to embody two seemingly mutually...

What President Obama Did Not Say

In his re-election speech, President Obama, amidst enthusiastic cheers, made the following declaration to his audience and to all America...