PowerLinks 10.02.13
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PowerLinks 10.02.13

The Cultural Revolution on the College Campus—Why it Matters to You
Albert Mohler

Since the cultural revolution culminating in the 1970s, the left has run nearly all of the nation’s most influential, prestigious universities.

Pope calls for less “Vatican-centric,” more socially conscious church
Francis X. Rocca, Catholic News Service

In his latest wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis said that he aimed to make the Catholic Church less “Vatican-centric” and closer to the “people of God,” as well as more socially conscious and open to modern culture.

When Bergoglio Defeated the Liberation Theologians
Sandro Magister, Chiesa Espress

A bishop who was a direct witness of the conflict recalls its unfolding and what was at stake. If Francis was later elected pope, he owes this in part to what happened in 2007 at Aparecida.

Broken Families, Broken Economy
Tyler Castle, Values & Capitalism

Massive changes in U.S. family structure over the last 50 years may be America’s biggest problem—and yet, no one is willing to talk about it.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).