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    One of America's leading Catholic social teaching experts explains the state of the field and why he studies it

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Award-Winning Author and Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Phil Klay on War, Our Collective Complicity, and the Senselessness of Suffering

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“We English majors were fortunate in the timing of our intellectual coming of age as Catholic.” Kenneth L. Woodward, longtime Religion Editor at Newsweek, is profiled.

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McGill University Professor Explains How We Arrived at the Modern Myth of Autonomy.

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It may come as a surprise—especially given Pope Francis’ current reputation as a pontiff concerned about the environment—that Pope Benedict XVI was considered in both religious and secular circles to be the original “Green Pope.” In boosting efforts to make Vatican City more environmentally efficient, he even purchased a forest to offset the Vatican’s carbon imprint.

Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski (Archdiocese of Miami) reminded the audience of Benedict in order to put Pope Francis’ contribution in perspective in his keynote address in the symposium, “Caring for our Common Home: Economics, Environment, & Catholic Social Thought” (May 19).

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From May 23-25, 2016, fifteen graduate students and junior faculty in Economics and Finance attended an inaugural seminar on Economics and Catholic Social Thought at the University of Notre Dame.

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In the symposium titled “The Inquisition: What Really Happened?” three scholars sought to clarify the numerous misconceptions surrounding the infamous period.

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The late Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I., left behind an impressive intellectual legacy for the American Catholic Church. Cardinal Timothy Dolan shared another side to his friend’s personality that most people did not always hear about.

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Alex Rothmeier, Booth School of Business alum, is profiled.

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Rémi Brague reflects on the quality of the current day's communication and that quality's impact on conservation.

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Jim Perry, Managing Director of the private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners, discusses being a business leader who takes the social teaching of the Church seriously with Booth students.

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The social-political ideals of individualism have a long history and profound influence upon American culture. But for Catholics, the family—not the individual—has priority.

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The Scientific Revolution that took place in the 17th century and gave birth to modern science did not develop in opposition to revealed religion argued Stephen M. Barr—Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Bartol Research Institute at the University of Delaware—in his lecture “Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict” given at the University of Chicago on April 9th.

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