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David E. DeCosse is Director of Campus Ethics Programs at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and an adjunct associate professor of religious studies at Santa Clara University.

FaithFaith and Reason
David E. DeCosse
The U.S. bishops need to revise—or replace— "Faithful Citizenship" in order to better reflect the teaching of Pope Francis and to respond to the authoritarian populist nationalism of Donald Trump and his administration.
David E. DeCosse
Legal remedies for undocumented immigrants
Arts & CultureFeatures
David E. DeCosse
The Catholic Church is not, as many old hands in the Vatican are quick to say, a democracy. But that quick judgment may arise in part because those old hands have not sufficiently come to terms with modern democracy itself. The chapter titled Political Community in the Vatican’s recently publi