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It’s Time for the Church to Hold Political Leaders Accountable

In October 2019, a parish priest in South Carolina denied Joe Biden communion over Biden’s support for abortion rights, making national news. Amid the hot takes on whether priests should refuse communion on political grounds, the real question went unasked: Why are we...

The Architecture of Civil Society

In recent years, scholars and policy-makers have shown a renewed interest in civil society. The call to revitalize and empower the mediating institutions that stand between the national government and the individual––from churches to charities to bowling leagues––has...

Politics for the Spiritual Good

How can we engage in politics without losing our souls? It’s a question that’s been weighing on my mind in this turbulent time. When the public square is rocked by deadly disease, racism, unrest, and party polarization, it might appear that the only way to stay sane...

It’s the Little Things: How Committing to Smallness can Renew America’s Social Fabric

Mary Kathryn Daigle was born and raised in a historic, inner-city neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Living among old buildings that housed modern problems made her interested in the study of history and political science and she currently studies these...