Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis’ mission to modernize and reform the Roman Catholic Church may have been dealt a blow on Saturday, after proposals for wider acknowledgment and acceptance of the LGBT community and remarried Catholics, who have been divorced, were water downed in the final revised document on the Church’s stance regarding families. This setback raises the central question […]

Role of Social Issues in Politics

Role of Social Issues in Politics

One of the more confusing, not to mention controversial, topics in politics might be the idea of “social issues.” It is interesting to examine the role of social issues in politics and government. One’s stance on societal issues is sometimes telling of his or her view on the role of government as a whole. One […]