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Is Pope Francis’ Audit of Vatican Bank Over?that audit was “suspended immediately.” In the Detroit News, the Rev. Robert A
Is Pope Francis’ Audit of Vatican Bank Over?
Acton Commentary / Posted 14 hours ago
that audit was “suspended immediately.” In the Detroit News, the Rev. Robert A. Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton Institute, considers what this portends for the Vatican’s financial reform: I arrived in Rome to participate in a... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Rev. Sirico on Chuck Colson and His Legacythe section on honoring the late Chuck Colson and his legacy, the Rev. Robert A
Rev. Sirico on Chuck Colson and His Legacy
Acton Commentary / Posted 3 days ago
the section on honoring the late Chuck Colson and his legacy, the Rev. Robert A. Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton Institute, discusses the common bond he shared with the evangelical leader: Here is what I wanted to say in... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Radio Free Acton: Raymond Arroyo on Mother Angelica and the Power of Story14th, and on today’s edition of Radio Free Acton, we’re pleased to bring you a
Radio Free Acton: Raymond Arroyo on Mother Angelica and the Power of Story
Acton Commentary / Posted 6 days ago
14th, and on today’s edition of Radio Free Acton, we’re pleased to bring you a conversation between Raymond Arroyo and Acton Institute President Rev. Robert A. Sirico. Over the course of their wide-ranging discussion, they talk about the life... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Work and Eternityand operation. This new translation of Common Grace, created in partnership wit
Work and Eternity
Acton Commentary / Posted 7 days ago
and operation. This new translation of Common Grace, created in partnership with the Kuyper Translation Society and the Acton Institute, is part of a major series of new translations of Kuyper's most important writings. The Abraham Kuyper... Read more
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The Christian Post
Sen. Barbara Boxer Needs Philosophy to Think More ClearlyAlex Epstein, the President for the Center for Industrial Progress, and Father
Sen. Barbara Boxer Needs Philosophy to Think More Clearly
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
Alex Epstein, the President for the Center for Industrial Progress, and Father Robert Sirico, a priest and president of the Acton Institute, among others. The topic was how the president's climate policies had impacted economic opportunity,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Helping Senators Think More ClearlyAlex Epstein, the President for the Center for Industrial Progress, and Father
Helping Senators Think More Clearly
Acton Commentary / Posted 10 days ago
Alex Epstein, the President for the Center for Industrial Progress, and Father Robert Sirico, a priest and president of the Acton Institute, among others. The topic was how the president’s climate policies had impacted economic opportunity,... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Father Sirico Goes to CongressLast week, Fr. Robert Sirico, the head of the Acton Institute, testified before
Father Sirico Goes to Congress
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
Last week, Fr. Robert Sirico, the head of the Acton Institute, testified before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works at a hearing on climate change. The internet lit up with this video of an exchange between Fr. Sirico and Senator... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Distributism Is the Future (That Few People Want)of this rivalry between the Christian champions of distributism and the Christi
Distributism Is the Future (That Few People Want)
Acton Commentary / Posted 11 days ago
of this rivalry between the Christian champions of distributism and the Christian champions of free markets here at the Acton Institute. We fight among ourselves because we have an awful lot in common. For example, we share the a focus on... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Time and Eternity: The Abiding Profitadapted from a chapter in Abraham Kuyper, Common Grace: God’s Gifts for a Falle
Time and Eternity: The Abiding Profit
Acton Commentary / Posted 13 days ago
adapted from a chapter in Abraham Kuyper, Common Grace: God’s Gifts for a Fallen World, vol. 1 (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2016), part of the twelve volume Abraham Kuyper Collected Works in Public Theology series sponsored by the Acton Insti... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Video: Freedom and the Poverty IndustryKris Mauren, executive director of the Acton Institute, kicks off the second se
Video: Freedom and the Poverty Industry
Acton Commentary / Posted 13 days ago
Kris Mauren, executive director of the Acton Institute, kicks off the second season of the Free Market Series, a television program for American and Canadian audiences produced by The World Show in partnership with the Montreal Economic Institute and... Read more
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Acton Commentary
How Bernie Sanders spins a papal encyclicalAt The Stream, Acton Institute Research Director Samuel Gregg does a crime scen
How Bernie Sanders spins a papal encyclical
Acton Commentary / Posted 14 days ago
At The Stream, Acton Institute Research Director Samuel Gregg does a crime scene investigation of Bernie Sanders’ take on Pope John Paul II’s Centesimus Annus encyclical. You might never guess, by listening to the Democrat presidential candidate,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Video: Acton Institute Preview of April 20 Rerum Novarum Conference in RomeThe Acton Institute issued a video statement to the international press today f
Video: Acton Institute Preview of April 20 Rerum Novarum Conference in Rome
Acton Commentary / Posted 14 days ago
The Acton Institute issued a video statement to the international press today from its Rome office, introducing the main topics that to be addressed at its April 20th Rome conference “Freedom with Justice: Rerum Novarum and the New Things of Our... Read more
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Acton Commentary
When Bernie Sanders met Pope Francisfacing our planet and the billions of people on the planet and injecting the ne
When Bernie Sanders met Pope Francis
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 days ago
facing our planet and the billions of people on the planet and injecting the need for morality in the global economy. The Acton Institute is hosting its own social doctrine conference next week in Rome, April 20th: “Freedom with Justice: Rerum... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Video: Rev. Sirico on Sanders at the VaticanThis afternoon, Acton Institute President Rev. Robert A. Sirico joined host Nei
Video: Rev. Sirico on Sanders at the Vatican
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 days ago
This afternoon, Acton Institute President Rev. Robert A. Sirico joined host Neil Cavuto on Fox Business Network’s Cavuto: Coast to Coast to discuss Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders’ visit to the Vatican to participate in a conference... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Video: Rev. Robert Sirico tangles with Sen. Barbara Boxer on Energy, EnvironmentOn Wednesday, the Rev. Robert A. Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton
Video: Rev. Robert Sirico tangles with Sen. Barbara Boxer on Energy, Environment
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 days ago
On Wednesday, the Rev. Robert A. Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton Institute, testified at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public works. The hearing aimed “to examine the role of environmental policies on access... Read more
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Acton Commentary
A Papal Revolutionthe rise of capitalism as well as ideologies such as socialism, liberalism, com
A Papal Revolution
Acton Commentary / Posted 18 days ago
the rise of capitalism as well as ideologies such as socialism, liberalism, communism, and corporatism. On April 20, 2016, Acton Institute is holding a free conference in Rome exploring similar themes. This conference on Freedom with Justice: Rerum... Read more
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Acton Commentary
What Bernie Sanders Should Learn While at the Vaticansociety. Unfortunately, Sanders won’t be staying around in Rome long enough to
What Bernie Sanders Should Learn While at the Vatican
Acton Commentary / Posted 18 days ago
society. Unfortunately, Sanders won’t be staying around in Rome long enough to attend a free conference sponsored by the Acton Institute next week. This conference on Freedom with Justice: Rerum Novarum and the New Things of Our Time will take... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Rev. Sirico: Pope Francis’s Love Letter to the Familythe pope has brought forth is honest, timely and sensitive,” writes Rev. Robert
Rev. Sirico: Pope Francis’s Love Letter to the Family
Acton Commentary / Posted 20 days ago
the pope has brought forth is honest, timely and sensitive,” writes Rev. Robert A. Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton Institute. “Amoris Laetitia explores some complicated pastoral situations that any confessor will know all too well:... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Samuel Gregg Revisits RegensburgOn Monday evening, Acton Institute Director of Research Samuel Gregg joined hos
Samuel Gregg Revisits Regensburg
Acton Commentary / Posted 20 days ago
On Monday evening, Acton Institute Director of Research Samuel Gregg joined host Sheila Liaugminas on Relevant Radio’s A Closer Look to examine Pope Benedict XVI’s Regensburg address as we approach the tenth anniversary of its delivery. Gregg... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The God-Flies’ Big Connminister might do well to read Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case for Fossil Fuel –
The God-Flies’ Big Conn
Acton Commentary / Posted 25 days ago
minister might do well to read Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case for Fossil Fuel – or any number of essays published by The Acton Institute championing cheap and plentiful fuel for raising living standards throughout the world – before demonizing... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Business on Mission: Work, Vocation, and the Great CommissionBut what does it actually look like in practice, whether as an individual or en
Business on Mission: Work, Vocation, and the Great Commission
Acton Commentary / Posted 26 days ago
But what does it actually look like in practice, whether as an individual or enterprise? In an event co-sponsored by the Acton Institute and hosted at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, several North Carolina businessmen share their... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Audio: Samuel Gregg on The Panama PapersAs news of the Panama Papers scandal continues to break, Acton Institute Direct
Audio: Samuel Gregg on The Panama Papers
Acton Commentary / Posted 27 days ago
As news of the Panama Papers scandal continues to break, Acton Institute Director of Research Samuel Gregg has been making the media rounds to help people understand what appears to have happened and why. Sam made two appearances on radio yesterday,... Read more
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examiner.com
Author Todd Huizinga discusses the E.U., Turkey, Greece and the migrant crisisa global legal order. About the author, Todd Huizinga, author of “New Totalita
Author Todd Huizinga discusses the E.U., Turkey, Greece and the migrant crisis
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
a global legal order. About the author, Todd Huizinga, author of “New Totalitarian Temptation” – Mr. Huizinga joined the Acton Institute in February 2014 as Director of International Outreach. He was a U.S. diplomat from 1992-2012. He served as... Read more
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