1. We now have a Facebook page for the Public Policy Office, where we’ll post my blog and other articles of interest. Please “Like” and “Share” it: https://m.facebook.com/archnypublicpolicy/. Thanks to my sidekick Alexis Carra for doing all the work!
2. USCCB has established a new committee on racism: http://www.usccb.org/news/2017/17-149.cfm
3. An overview of the Church’s history in the fight against racism: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/a-brief-history-of-the-catholic-churchs-fight-against-racism-35090/
4. George Weigel reminds us that we are still in a culture war between life and death: https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2017/08/its-a-culture-war-stupid
5. Provocative argument that we don’t need the president to be a moral leader: https://www.cato.org/blog/take-me-our-moral-leader I would just point out that we already have a Messiah, and he doesn’t live on Pennsylvania Avenue.
6. New report on international religious freedom shows how fragile this basic human right is: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-religion-idUSKCN1AV2JJ Access the full report here: https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/irf/religiousfreedom/index.htm#wrapper