Brother Glum, Mother Earth
Steven Malanga, City Journal
The pope’s encyclical on climate change ignores how markets and technology have lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty.
Pope Francis’ Call to Action Goes Beyond the Environment
Ross Douthat, New York Times
After this document, there’s no doubting where Francis stands in the great argument of our time. But I don’t mean the argument between liberalism and conservatism. I mean the argument between dynamists and catastrophists.
Dear Pope Francis: Here Are Five Times Weapons of War Saved Christians
David Harsanyi, The Federalist
The Pope has been protected by the Swiss Guard since the 1500s— and those guys pack an array of high-powered contemporary weaponry to gets the job done.
The Greatest Good
Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
Inspired to make a meaningful donation, I wondered: What is the best charitable cause in the world, and was it crazy to think I could find it?