Note: The Revised Edition of this book has now been released in paperback/ebook formats. Among other updates, it contains a letter received about the work from Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. The book is available from the usual places.
The first edition of this book had been attempted to be suppressed, both throughout its writing and before its release, by a close-knit and active lobby of conservativist American Catholics mostly from the lower South.
Review by Dr. Pravin Thevathasan, Editor of the Catholic Medical Quarterly (UK).
This is a very fair book. It reminds us that being Catholic is being neither right nor left. One of the great joys of belonging to this Church is that our outlook is always universal: that is what being Catholic is.
In the past, there seems to have been a widespread assumption that a Catholic in the US will vote for a Democratic candidate. Rather like Catholics in the UK who generally voted Labour. So when these parties became virulently “pro-choice”, Catholics, even those who took their faith seriously, continued to vote for these parties. But ought Catholics identify themselves with the Right as an alternative? Continue reading here.