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Run, Joe, Run!


Run, Joe, run!

The political world knows that Vice President Joe Biden is seriously considering a run for the Democratic presidential nomination. No one knows which way he is leaning. But, even the exercise in speculation has had a tonic effect on Democratic Party thinking.

How Pope Francis Challenges the Catholic Right


Yesterday, I looked at three ways that Pope Francis challenges the Catholic Left. Today, I would like to examine three ways he challenges the Catholic Right. Both commentaries are undertaken with a view towards the Holy Father’s upcoming visit and, so, focus on the situation of the Church and socio-political reality in the United States.

We saw, yesterday, a criticism of the left that the Holy Father delivered in his closing address to the synod last year. The first item on his list of problems, however, pertained to the right. He said he detected in the synod discussions:


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November 20-December 3, 2015


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