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In the recent debates over national health care, some anti-Christian socialists and some Catholics invoked the term “social justice” in their arguments for socialized medicine. In fact, the expression “social justice” is frequently heard from the lips of Catholic traditionalists (including distributists), Marxists, and Greens. Are they talking about the same principle or different principles? Does the expression have any usable meaning?
A regular correspondent on our website sent me this priceless paragraph (from NRO) from that noted philosopher George Weigel, commenting on the Pope’s meeting with Nancy Pelosi, with the question: What does this mean?
However, if we are at war with Iraq and that war is unjust, there is still nothing that prevents the administration from limiting the use of force to the in bello criteria, thus making this war more just in its execution than it was in its inception.