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Does the Church Teach Distributism?

Distributism is usually known as an economic theory advanced primarily by Hilaire Belloc and G. K. Chesterton. They themselves, however, claimed that this theory was rooted in the social teaching of the Church, especially Rerum Novarum and Quadragesimo Anno, the Church’s first two major social encyclicals. Distributism remains controversial, as ...

08 01 2018

Craft Beer and Catholic Teaching: Drink Up, Gents

What’s the deal with craft beer? Why does everyone suddenly love craft beer? How can it be that in 1978, there were 89 breweries in the US, but now, there are over 5,300? Why are microbreweries, craft beer companies, and brewpubs opening left and right? Why has production by US microbreweries seen an increase of more than 500% since 2004 [1]? And...

05 17 2018

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