Social (in)justice

I don't know about you, but when I hear liberals talking about "social justice," I cringe. And I'm not the only one. Anthony Esolen, professor of Renaissance English Literature and the Development of Western Civilization at Providence College, and senior editor for Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, writes in a Nov. 26 Crisis Magazine article: An unmarried friend of mine is with child. That's not good. But the child needs love, and the mother and father need to return to a world of moral law-the real world, not the fantasy islands of hedonism. They too need love. That's where the Church and the faithful Christian come in. So we do, if we're given half a chance! It is calumny to say that we care only about fetuses and not about families. But the secular state cares for neither. The secular state is an amoral cash extractor and dispenser. If the mother repeats the wrong, more money comes. If she and the father try to right the wrong by...(Read Full Post)