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Does Pope Francis get what it takes to feed the poor as he calls for?

We don’t have to take every pronouncement or opinion on every topic from every Pope as if it were the Lord’s ipsissima verba.  What the Bishop of Rome teaches about concerning faith and morals… those things we Catholics had better … Continue reading

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Salt and Light

If it’s Saturday you’ll find Father at Home Depot, another reason to love the free market, which would be impossible with too much government regulation.

Today Father and I are attending to our salt and light.

Home Depot and a Solemn Mass. … Continue reading

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An observation for Mr. Novak on Pope Francis and “trickle-down” in EG 54

I note that Michael Novak has tackled the issue of the Pope’s comment on economics in the Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii gaudium.  He had an interview with National Review.
Alas, I think Mr. Novak got a couple things wrong.
In a summary/commentary on the … Continue reading

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A couple of good books

Better than any other approach a free market helps to raise large groups of people out of poverty and promotes happiness through earned rewards.
During the recent Acton University I think an overarching theme of the talks and presentations was that those who believe … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy by Fr. Robert Sirico (Acton Institute)

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My friend Fr. Robert Sirico of Acton Institute has produced a new book entitled Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy.
Hardback HERE, Kindle HERE. (UK HERE).  PS: I received a review … Continue reading

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