Posts Tagged separation of Church and state

Benedict XVI on role of religion in public life

Benedict XVI on role of religion in public life

Pope Benedict XVI admires “Scotland the Brave” Words of wisdom from Benedict XVI on a theme of recent postings (presented without comment, or perhaps with a simple “Amen”)

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Fr Sturzo on the “Laic state”

Fr Sturzo on the "Laic state"

Fr Don Luigi Sturzo (1871-1959) Fr. Luigi Sturzo was a giant in the renewal of modern Catholicism in the face of the secularist state (he called the laic

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Maritain on Unity of Person

Author of Integral Humanism In a previous post I quoted Theodore White (The Making of the President 1960) who praised John F. Kennedy because he “had for the

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The Curious Case of JFK and Fr. Murray, SJ

Attempted to correct the Kennedy error The Kennedy team sought the advice of Jesuit John C. Murray (Casey mentions it in his book, The Making of a Catholic

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What the Kennedy Speech Obscured

On September 12, 1960 John F. Kennedy gave a speech to a gathering of protestant ministers in Houston, Texas. (The text of the speech may be found here.

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