Chris Banescu, Bp. Savas and the Dust Up

When ideas clash, they often clash hard. When Chris Banescu took Bp. Savas to task for a mistake he made in reporting the salary of an American CEO, his intention was not only to call Bp. Savas on the error, but to call attention to Bp. Savas' economic assumptions. The error was minor and we all make them. It was easily corrected. The assumptions rest deeper. Since Bp. Savas has entered the … [Read more...]

Chris Banescu: Bishop Savas is Wrong on Taxes on the Poor and the Rich

Chris Banescu corrects some bad math and sloppy assertions. Source: A Voice in the Wilderness | Chris Banescu Bishop Savas (Zembillas), GOA’s Director of the Office of Church and Society, has launched into yet another missive against conservatives whom he frequently condemns of hating the poor and only protecting the rich. On his facebook page, the main venue where one can find … [Read more...]

Rabbi Sacks: Reversing the Decay of London Undone

Source: Catholic Education Resource Center | Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Britain's chief rabbi on the moral disintegration since the 1960s and how to rebuild. It was the same city but it might have been a different planet. At the end of April, the eyes of the world were on London as a dashing prince and a radiant princess, William and Kate, rode in a horse-drawn carriage through streets … [Read more...]

Christians for a Sustainable Economy Challenge Jim Wallis and “Progressive Christians”

In response to Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourner's Magazine and leader of the Christian wing of Progressive activism, several conservative Christians gathered recently to form the Christians for a Sustainable Economy (CASE). We intend to counter what we see as the unjustified and irresponsible appropriation of the authority and vocabulary of the Christian moral tradition in service to ideas and … [Read more...]

Syria’s Christians Live in Fear

American neo-con and liberal foreign policy are synonymous. The support of the insurrection in Egypt and our involvement in Libya will probably help establish an Islamic republic that will persecute the Christian minorities in those countries. Now calls are being heard to overthrow the government of Syria that, if successful, also will create very dangerous conditions for the Christians in the … [Read more...]

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