On Some Problems with Political Discourse

Posted by Rev. Christopher Justin Brophy, O.P. on Oct 8, 2020 7:01:00 AM

There are several angles by which a Catholic political theorist might consider the upcoming presidential election. I suppose that as a Dominican, a member of the Order of Preachers, it only makes sense to hone in on the issue of speech. The state of our political discourse certainly stands at the center of our collective discontent with respect to our political climate. In this three-part series leading up to the election, I’d like to (1) diagnose some of the problems with our political discourse, (2) explain what political discourse is for a Catholic, and (3) consider what a Christian might hope for from politics.

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Topics: communication, technology, Politics, social media, election 2020

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Posted by The Editors on Oct 5, 2020 12:07:20 PM

Looking for new ideas or resources to engage your faith or your ministry? Here are our weekly curated links, including offerings in each of the following categories: Prayer for the Home, Educational Opportunities, Resources (for ministers, educators, parents, etc.), and Flourishing and Fun.

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Topics: Politics, rosary, Monday Motivation Weekly Resources, Marian devotion, election 2020, Mental Illness Awareness Week

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