Not All Walls Are Bad: It Depends on Who They Protect

“I don’t know what’s happening with this new culture of defending territories by building walls. We already knew one, that (one) in Berlin, which brought so many headaches and so much suffering,” – Pope Francis, quoted in Reuters, May 28, 2019 As the above quote indicates, Pope Francis opposes the idea of walls, especially a … Read more

A Simple Proposal that Will Help Solve the Abortion Debate Now

The abortion debate has heated up again as heartbeat bills are passing all over the country. Feminists and liberals express outrage over the provisions that allow no exceptions and threaten women’s “rights.” There are two major arguments in this highly emotional debate. The first is the need for exceptions. The pro-abortion activists employ the most … Read more

This Is Really Why People Hate Walls

If there is one thing that is certain about the shutdown, it is not only about the wall. There are many levels of discussion in this debate that involve more fundamental issues than just a physical structure. Understanding these issues can make sense out of the present impasse. Of course, there is a debate about … Read more

Why California Can’t Be a Sanctuary State

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It is paradoxical that super-progressive California would have recourse to a concept of medieval law to support its revolt against federal immigration law enforcement. It is even more bizarre that the super-secular Golden State would consider itself a kind of Church with authority higher than that of the government and declare itself a holy and … Read more

Three Ways to Stop the DACA Nightmare

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The “dreamer” debate is raging as the nation contemplates what to do with the 800,000 young people who came to America illegally as children alone or with parents or relatives. Of course, this debate was foreseen. The Obama administration broke the immigration rules with its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, in which young … Read more

VIDEO: Saint Thomas and Immigration

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It seems that Saint Thomas Aquinas has an opinion on just about everything. Uphold Marriage and the Family; Uphold Society: Sign the Return to Order Petition In this video, author John Horvat discusses what the views of Saint Thomas are on immigration and the treatment of immigrants.

What Does Saint Thomas Say About Immigration?

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In looking at the debate over immigration, it is almost automatically assumed that the Church’s position is one of unconditional charity toward those who enter the nation, legally or illegally. However, is this the case? What does the Bible say about immigration? What do Church doctors and theologians say? Above all, what does the greatest … Read more