Tag: Leo XIII

Sail On!

  QUARTO ABEUNTE SAECULO ENCYCLICAL OF POPE LEO XIII ON THE COLUMBUS QUADRICENTENNIAL To Our Venerable Brethren, the Archbishops and Bishops of Spain, Italy, and the two Americas. Now that four centuries have sped since a Ligurian first, under God’s guidance, touched shores unknown beyond the Atlantic, the whole world is eager to celebrate the

The Forgotten Men & Women of America

In 1883, William Graham Sumner published an essay titled “The Forgotten Man” (originally titled “On the Case of a Certain Man Who Is Never Thought Of” – not quite as catchy) which is as relevant today as it was when it was written. The essay is a great exposition of the laissez-faire understanding and approach