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November 3, 2020

The Patriots of Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia reflects on the significance of Veterans Day (November 11), asking that we give thanks and pray for the souls of our veterans who sacrificed their lives.
October 30, 2020

Reflections on the Future of the Right 

IHE Director of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine Emmett McGroarty, J.D., reflects on the future of conservatism and how the American Right will respond to the legacy of President Donald Trump.
October 29, 2020

Uncivil Wars of Civil Religion

By Clifford Humphrey This article was originally published on lawliberty.org on October 29, 2020. https://lawliberty.org/uncivil-wars-of-civil-religion/ As we approach the most contentious presidential election in living memory, a […]
October 1, 2020

My Big Discovery

IHE Fellow David Walsh reflects on the incredible witness of conscience acting in union with God's law portrayed in Terrence Malick's movie about Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, "A Hidden Life."
September 30, 2020

The Fate of the Administrative State

Emmett McGroarty, Director of the Program on Subsidiarity and the Constitution, reflects on the tensions between traditional Constitutionalism and progressive bureaucratic practices. He also gives an overview of the history of the United States’ descent into a bureaucratic state.
September 30, 2020

Seasons of Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia, Professor of Law at The Catholic University of America, continues her series on Ordinary Times by highlighting the challenges and blessings that come with changing seasons.
September 12, 2020

Rejoicing in Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia continues her commentary on Ordinary Time. This week, she focuses on how it is important to celebrate during times of stress and anxiety.
August 25, 2020

The Common Good in the Time of COVID-19

Monica Burke, IHE Graduate Student Fellow, tackles the difficult topic of how we are called to discern the common good throughout these challenging times of COVID-19.
August 20, 2020

Democratic Lawmaking and the Creation of International Abortion Rights

Did you know the will of the people through a democratic process has not been a determining factor in the international legalization of abortion? Find out more in this review of a compelling new compilation of essays about the legalization of abortion in countries around the world.

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The Catholic University of America


620 Michigan Avenue, NE
339 Caldwell Hall
Washington, DC 20064


202-319-5892
ihe@cua.edu

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