How the Amazon Synod Turns Poverty Into a Utopian Ideal and Other Pan-Amazon Synod Reflections

How the Amazon Synod Turns Poverty Into a Utopian Ideal and Other Pan-Amazon Synod Reflections

(Catholic Business Journal may or may not agree fully with the opinions expressed in this article and those referenced at the end,  however we do believe these articles make very important points worth considering, especially by Catholic business leaders—See first article below and others at the end —ed.) Catholic doctrine teaches that both poverty and…
Why Bernie Sanders’ ‘overpopulation’ theory is total bunk

Why Bernie Sanders’ ‘overpopulation’ theory is total bunk

We feel this article is important for Catholic business professionals because as president of the Population Research Institute and, long ago when he was a Stanford University grad student, as the first to break first-hand, boots-on-the-ground news of China’s shocking and brutal one-child policy, Catholic author Steven Mosher is particularly well-positioned to talk about themes…
The Catholic case for the free market

The Catholic case for the free market

As history has proved and previous popes have noted, no economic system is better at lifting people out of poverty and providing work — and in the process, offering human dignity — than the free market. First posted Sept 23, 2015 on CNN, this Op.Ed piece is as relevant now as then, and expresses the…
CUA’s Abela Claims Today’s Defense of Capitalism is Missing the Mark

CUA’s Abela Claims Today’s Defense of Capitalism is Missing the Mark

Special to the Catholic Business Journal—2019 Napa Institute, Napa, CA—Dr. Andrew Abela, in a keynote talk at the just completed Annual Napa Institute, said that we have taken the bait and are trying to defend something that cannot be defended. Capitalism, a term created by Karl Marx as an “ism,” is ambiguous and does not…
What’s Wrong with Socialism?

What’s Wrong with Socialism?

Any serious Catholic business professional, especially business owners, know how profoundly government affects business, work, profit, property ownership, taxation, regulations, R&D, and more. Much more, including freedom of lifestyle and choices, and even freedom of religious practices.  But many U.S. citizens today — most likely due to stunted elementary and college education, politically correct social…