Catholic and Vatican Affairs

Five Issues

Were the NCCB to make a powerful moral argument on behalf of responsible internationalism, linking the defense of the “national interest” to a broader sense of national purpose in the

Archbishop Stafforad Oim

  AMERICAN PURPOSE has not been hesitant to criticize those voices in the American religious community whose approach to “work for peace” has seemed to us deficient. It’s only fair,

Listening to the Central American Bishops

That American activists and policy makers should “listen to the Church in Central America” is a regular antiphon in public debate over U.S. policy toward El Salvador and Nicaragua. This

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