Daily Archives: May 25, 2010

John Paul II

“The central value, upon which other values like love depend, is the value of the human person.  It is to the human person that basic responsibility refers.  The texts of the Second Vatican Council affirm many times that love in … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan & The Liberation of China

The recent uproar over Jackie Chan’s comments regarding China’s assimilation away from traditional authoritarian mores toward Western Capitalism and its attendant chaotic mess is instructive, for it highlight’s several key issues that ought to dominate the thinking of policy makers … Continue reading

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