A Modest Defense of the “Liberal World Order”


Might it not be the case that the “liberal world order” needs fixing rather than dismantling, as some “populists” propose today?

Federal Funding and Campus Free Speech: A Proposal


Intellectual freedom and free expression are essential prerequisites to the fulfillment of a university’s core functions of the discovery, improvement, transmission, and dissemination of knowledge.

Michael the Kind


Well-deserved tributes are pouring forth for the late Michael Novak. It’s frankly hard to know where to begin in praising him.

Remembering Michael Novak


The American scholar of Catholic social thought will be read for a long time to come.

Patriotism Not Nationalism


Nationalism is not an enhanced version of patriotism, but a different and more destructive animal.

Trump’s Francification of America


He has undoubtedly infused American politics with the French conservative style, to the detriment of the American conservative style.

Paul, Apollos, and Cephas, All Over Again


Christ is not divisible and neither is his truth. And authentic pastoral accompaniment must always be along “the way” of the One who is also “the truth and the life.”

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