Catholics & the Liberal Tradition

Still compatible

Over the last several years, many Catholics have lamented their state of political homelessness. They want to know where they belong in today’s debates over public policy and political philosophy. Those are the debates that, in John Courtney Murray’s phrase, shape "the growing end of history," by giving a renewed sense of overall direction and purpose to the workings of government in society. However politically homeless Catholics may...

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William M. Shea is professor of theology at Saint Louis University.