Category: Politics

Educating future leaders in Nigeria ( Image Africa Research Institute).

Who Will Take Over in Nigeria?

Geopolitics is the study of the effects of geography on politics and human relations; mainly the relationships between nations. To most people, the word “nation” refers to countries, but the study of geopolitics may also focus on relations between sub-national geopolitical entities, such as our geopolitical zones, or even our ethnic groups. For example, geopolitics could refer to how the […]

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great Briitain leaves European Union metaphor.

Timeline: Key dates for Britain’s Brexit

LONDON (AP) A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and what happens next as the clock ticks on Britain’s departure: May 7, 2015 – British voters elect a majority Conservative government. Then-Prime Minister David Cameron confirms in his victory speech that there will be an “in/out” referendum on Britain’s EU membership. Feb. 20, 2016 – Cameron confirms that […]

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A Primer on Politics and Prudence

A Primer on Politics and Prudence

The political scene is drawing toward the center of our national consciousness (if it ever left) as Democratic presidential debates take place and the 2020 election nears. As this process happens, faithful Catholics need sound ways to think about candidates, policies, and the landscape in general. Josef Pieper, a great twentieth-century philosopher, provides a broad but excellent definition of politics: […]

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What Makes America Great?

What Makes America Great?

The current occupant of the Oval Office got there on the promise to “Make America Great Again.” And while Lady Liberty lost some of her luster from the rearguard position of the last Administration, her greatness endures and is the reason America has an immigration problem—scratch that, crisis. Foundations Five decades after America gained independence, the French author Alexis de […]

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera visits at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, June 25, 2019. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90).

Chilean President Apologizes to Rivlin for Temple Mount Visit

Israel had agreed that Piñera could go up to the Temple Mount, known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif – but presumed he would do so, as is customary, together with Wakf officials (Times of Isreal). Chilean President Sebastian Pinera apologizes to President Reuven Rivlin for visiting the Temple Mount with Palestinian officials on Tuesday, drawing Israeli ire, Rivlin’s office says. […]

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A Common Problem with Church Bylaws

A Common Problem with Church Bylaws

Fewer laws and not more laws are the solution as Jesus Christ demonstrated. He reduced all the laws to just two: Love God and love your neighbor. God gave 10 Commandments, but the Israelites broke all of them. The Bible declares: “For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.” […]

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President Jimmy Carter- 39th President of the United States and Founder of The Carter Center

President Jimmy Carter: 39th President of the United States and Founder of The Carter Center

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.),

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Time to Scrap Our Current Definition of Privilege

Time to Scrap Our Current Definition of Privilege

by James Kalb | When we do so we find that “privilege” is not about being accepted as unremarkable simply as

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United States Presidents with Their Years in Office and Party Affiliation

United States Presidents with Their Years in Office and Party Affiliation

Grade Level: 3-12 | Here is a quick guide to the presidents of the United

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Religious Liberty in Contemporary Evangelical Social Ethics: An Assessment and Framework for Socio-political Challenges

Religious Liberty in Contemporary Evangelical Social Ethics: An Assessment and Framework for Socio-political Challenges

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