Charles J. Chaput

Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap. is the Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia. He previously served as Archbishop of Denver. A member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi tribe, he is the second Native American to be ordained a bishop in the United States and the first Native American archbishop. He is author of two books: Living the Catholic Faith: Rediscovering the Basics (2011) and Render Unto Caesar: Serving the Nation by Living Our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life (2008) and numerous talks, articles and pastoral letters.

Law and morality in public discourse
12 Aug 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: law, law and morality, morality, public policy debates
The natural law should undergird our positive laws, a Catholic theologian argues.

The Unintended Reformation
16 Nov 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Reformation, secularism
The long-term effect of the Reformation was to create "the kingdom of whatever", a world where meaning is self-invented and meaninglessness is the public philosophy.

Assessing JFK’s legacy to American Christians
8 Mar 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic, faith in public life, John F. Kennedy
Fifty years ago, John F. Kennedy gave an important speech about the role of Christians in public life. A Catholic Archbishop says that the damage he did was profound. 

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