PowerLinks 09.08.15
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PowerLinks 09.08.15

Conservative dissent is brewing inside the Vatican
Anthony Faiola, Washington Post

A staunch conservative and Vatican bureaucrat, Burke had been demoted by the pope a few months earlier, but it did not take the fight out of him.

The real villains of the homeless crisis
Robert Doar, New York Post

The rise of homelessness has been a hot topic of late, and deservedly so. Unfortunately, some are trying to rewrite the history regarding how and why the population in homeless shelters has risen. So here’s the real story.

Syrian Priest, 270 Christian and Muslim Hostages Kidnapped by Islamic Militants Reportedly Alive
Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post

A Syrian priest, along with 270 Christian and Muslim hostages kidnapped by Islamic militants earlier this summer in an offensive on the city of Homs, are reportedly alive and hoping that they’ll be released after negotiations.

The Free Market Wisdom of Milton Friedman
Arthur Kemp, The Imaginative Conservative

One net result of Friedman’s extraordinary collection of qualities has been a somewhat greater success in turning people about ideologically, shifting them away from a march toward socialism and other forms of totalitarianism to a recognition of the virtues of freedom and the free market than have many of us who share his liberal (classical sense) views and prejudices.

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).