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Justice For The Poor: Chesterton and Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching really does not have a lot of nuance to it. It basically boils down to one thing: justice for the poor. The Church has always emphasized the corporal works of mercy, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, tending to the sick, and so on, but as important as those things are, this… continue reading

Meeting the Enemy of September 11, 2001: A Chestertonian Perspective

Dale Ahlquist is President of the American Chesterton Society and a recent convert to Catholicism. He invited Mark and Louise to speak on the economics of Distributism at the Chesterton Conference in June 2001. On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, my son, Adrian Chesterton Ahlquist, had his fifth birthday. That meant a party with a birthday… continue reading