First Amendment and Religious BeliefThe American philosophy of Church and State contained in the First Amendment is derived not from the French Enlightenment but from John Locke. It is rooted in the political experiences of the American Colonies.
Is Society Controllable?Traditionally the Church cared for the poor, the weak and all who needed help to live. The new approach involves legislation and the creation of social welfare "systems" to deal with social problems, staffed by bureaucracies.
Multiculturalism, Catholicism and American Civilizationby Joseph A Varacalli. Multiculturalism may have its detractors among orthodox Catholics, but, as Joseph Varacalli makes clear, there are actually three forms of multiculturalism, only two of which are antithetical to the Catholic worldview.
Pendulum and the Pits : Rupert J. EdererEssay on the worldwide problem, especially in the wake of the fall of Communism, of a pendulum swing from total state control to individualist chaos, and the need for subsidiarity.