IHE Director of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine Emmett McGroarty and his brother, theologian Brendan McGroarty, consider how the American experiment can be preserved for centuries to come through a return to neighborhood solidarity.
IHE Fellow V. Bradley Lewis reflects on the causes of our exaggerated partisan divisions in America and how Christians should witness to truth and the genuine goods of human life beyond the 2020 election.
To celebrate Respect for Life Month, IHE Fellow Lucia A. Silecchia, Professor of Law at the Catholic University of America, thanks the ordinary heroes who gift the world with their unique qualities. All life is sacred, and October is the month to recognize that!
IHE Fellow Msgr. Anthony R. Frontiero, S.T.D., explores the answer to questions that have plagued us for centuries, showing that God is our only guide in issues related to Catholic social teaching and politics.
Catholic Social Doctrine (CSD) compares the laity to leaven – mixed thoroughly into society, occupying every social space, acting where they are to sanctify the world. The leaven metaphor (like all metaphors) is imperfect; its limits can help us to see the challenge of communicating CSD to the laity, and inspiring them to act on it to sanctify the social order.