Features

To the bitter end To the bitter end

Chris and Mary Ann Yep are fighting a legal battle against two contraception mandates... 

Taking root in the land of Lincoln Taking root in the land of Lincoln

Legatus charters its third chapter in Illinois and the first in the Diocese of Joliet... 

Staring down the devil Staring down the devil

Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul Coakley took on a diabolical satanic group and won... 

Stem cell ‘miracle’ Stem cell ‘miracle’

Legate Linda Stafford recovers from rare brain disease after stem cell treatment... 

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Columns

Legatus stirs the faith Legatus stirs the faith

Editor PATRICK NOVECOSKY says Legates who know their faith will not cave to the culture... 

Our role in the Eucharist Our role in the Eucharist

JOHN HUNT writes that we play a profound role in the Lord’s gift of Himself... 

Winning the White House in 2016 Winning the White House in 2016

BRIAN BURCH: Aspirational rhetoric is important for Republicans to win the White... 

Feminine genius leads to Our Lady Feminine genius leads to Our Lady

Editor PATRICK NOVECOSKY writes that the Catholic Church has always elevated women... 

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Ethics

Your employees and human flourishing Your employees and human flourishing

MICHAEL MATHESON MILLER writes that treating people as subjects and helping them to flourish as persons is a powerful witness to the joy of the Gospel. Such thinking is counter to today’s utilitarian culture of using people to accomplish personal or corporate goals. Miller gives several practical ways to encourage human flourishing in your workplace.... [Read more of this article]

Why Dorothy Day matters to Catholic leaders Why Dorothy Day matters to Catholic leaders

LANCE BYRON RICHEY contends that Dorothy Day models for all believers the importance of separating social action from political activity. She reminds us all that our duty to care for the least among us (poor, hungry, imprisoned, or unborn) cannot be fulfilled simply by voting or paying taxes, but rather requires personal conversion and action . . .... [Read more of this article]

The ethics of the heart The ethics of the heart

DAVE DURAND writes that moral leadership is key to an ethical workplace. If employees can answer “what does it mean to work here” with a moral overtone such as “to do what is right, in the right way, at the right time,” then the culture is secure. The answer should include a standard of behavior that is understood by anyone who hears it . .... [Read more of this article]

Understanding speculation Understanding speculation

SAM GREGG writes that the practice of speculation is morally justifiable as long as basic moral principles are followed. In specific conditions, he says, it can certainly have negative effects. Before Catholics condemn (or unreservedly praise) speculation, however, it’s important that we understand this important financial tool in all its complexity... [Read more of this article]

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