Can Religious Charities Take the Place of the
Emma Green, The Atlantic
Supporters of Trump’s budget are eager to restore the central role of faith-based organizations in serving the poor—but it’s not clear they can be an adequate substitute for government.
Cardinal says African Church ‘substitutes’ for failed states
John L. Allen Jr., Crux
Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo of the Democratic Republic of Congo says that in many African societies, the Catholic Church historically has served as a substitute for the state, especially when those states have failed, explaining why Catholic prelates on the continent play such a directly political role in African affairs.
Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt Environment
S. Ramakrishna VelamuriWilliam S. HarveyS. Venkataraman, Harvard Business Review
Most business leaders hesitate to take a firm stand against corruption, even in environments where it is widespread. Some may see benefits from indulging in corrupt practices such as faster processing of permits or less interference from governmental officials.
Religious Liberty Isn’t a Government Privilege
David French, National Review
Legal leftists who attack Neil Gorsuch hold an odd view.