The Gregorian Institute Shield, composed of the crossed gold and silver keys of the Papal Insignia, an open book with the words 'Via Veritas Vita' ('The Way, the Truth, and the Life') written on its pages, three golden six-sided stars on a red banner, and a Germanic cross.


Why the Church Rejects Communism

St. John Paul II insisted that it was a mistake to view the failure of communism simply as a matter of economics. [Read More...]

What Next? 3 Popes’ Political Principles

John Paul, Benedict and Francis explain how Catholic social teaching can guide us. [Read More...]

Politics and the Four Sins that Cry Out to Heaven

The Catechism lists four “sins that cry out to heaven” and it is a startling list if you think of it in terms of our political divisions. It is straight out of America’s culture [Read More...]

Paul Ryan on Being Catholic in Washington

Paul Ryan gave a speech to Congressional interns on March 23 that described what living Catholic identity in public life should look like in today’s polarized Washington DC. Ryan is years into [Read More...]

Free Enterprise, Faith, and the Common Good

Benedictine College Commencement Address May 11, 2013 By Paul Ryan A U.S. Congressman and former Vice Presidential candidate, Ryan lives in Janesville, Wis., with his wife and three children. A 2011 runner-up [Read More...]