World Order: What Catholics Forgot

Weigel, George
May 2004
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May2004, Issue 143, p31
Explores the Iraq War in 2003 as a by-product of a 40-year 'time of forgetting,' a forgetting of the distinct way Catholics have thought about world politics for centuries. Difficult moment in dialogue between the Holy See and the U.S. government during the months leading to the Iraq War in 2003; Distinct Catholic ideas on world politics that lead to distinctive insights and a distinctive method of moral analysis; Key insights that serve as the foundations for the Catholic tradition of moral realism in world affairs.


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