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Make America Good Again

Make America Good Again

American politics are chaotic these days. But if you want a glimpse into the future, take a look at the Supreme Court decision handed down at the stroke of midnight on Thanksgiving day.  Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo blocked New York State from enforcing

Looking into the Future Through His Eyes: John Paul II, the Catholic Church, and the Crisis of the West

Looking into the Future Through His Eyes: John Paul II, the Catholic Church, and the Crisis of the West

Editor’s note: For several years now, the many institutions of higher education in Kraków have jointly sponsored annual “John Paul II Days,” typically held in November: a series of lectures and symposia dedicated to a scholarly exploration of one or another facet of the Polish Pope’s

Why is There a Patriotism Gap?

Why is There a Patriotism Gap?

President Donald Trump’s announcement at the National Archives earlier this month of a forthcoming “1776 Commission” aimed at promoting “patriotic education” set off fireworks—and not in a good way. “A nightmare,” pronounced Slate. “Part of an ongoing effort to downplay and minimize the role of slavery,”