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  • Towards a “d’Alzon option” on education

    Towards a “d’Alzon option” on education

    Emmanuel d’Alzon, founder of the Augustinians of the Assumption, grew up in the 19th century, in a post-revolutionary France that had jettisoned God. One of the chief apostolates of the Assumptionists is education, and their methodology can contribute to a renewal of public life in the United States by reminding the world that the secular worldview is not all-encompassing.

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  • Head of French bishops welcomes Macron’s election

    Head of French bishops welcomes Macron’s election

    The president of the French bishops’ conference has said that he welcomes the victory of Emmanuel Macron against populist right wing leader Marine Le Pen. Ahead of the elections the French Catholic Church did not take sides and encouraged discernment.

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  • Pope Francis’s attack on “libertarian individualism” not about libertarians

    Pope Francis’s attack on “libertarian individualism” not about libertarians

    When Pope Francis speaks of libertarian individualism, he describes it as something which he says exalts the selfish ideal, whereby it is only the individual who gives values to things and interpersonal relationships, and where it is only the individual who decides what is good and what is bad. The question that remains is whether the pope is offering a fair or accurate definition of libertarianism.

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