Jacques Maritain on the Left/Right Spectrum

Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) was a French Catholic philosopher and a close friend of St. Pope Paul VI who had an enormous influence on the Second Vatican Council. He is known as a political theorist of Christian Democracy, "Thomistic personalism," and "Integral Humanism," especially in the Catholic Worker Movement. The following excerpt is from his 1966 … Continue reading Jacques Maritain on the Left/Right Spectrum

Vladimir Lenin on the Errors of the Sexual Revolution

Among her secular leftist and Communist friends, Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, often encountered lifestyles and ideologies which promoted sexual sin. As a convert to Catholicism, who repented of the “free love” and fornication of her past life, Dorothy frequently referenced Lenin’s commentary on “bourgeois immorality” to help her revolutionary friends understand … Continue reading Vladimir Lenin on the Errors of the Sexual Revolution