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John Carr is the founder and director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Teaching and Public Life at Georgetown University. He served for more than two decades as the director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
John Carr
John Carr explains how, applying the principles of “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” he decided to vote for Biden and against Trump in the 2020 election.
FaithFaith and Reason
John Carr
Catholic social teaching offers us principles for reflection, criteria for judgment, guidelines for action which can guide our individual, institutional and national choices.
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FaithFaith in Focus
John Carr
What I've learned from more than 50 years in service of the church.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John Carr
I hope and believe their answer is no. However, the health and budget proposals before Congress will do just that.
Politics & SocietyWashington Front
John Carr
This is the most improbable election since an elderly Jesuit from Argentina was elected pope.
Politics & SocietyWashington Front
John Carr
We need more faithful Catholics running for office and more outreach to Catholic voters.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are introduced during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
In All Things
Robert David SullivanJohn CarrMatt Malone, S.J.Nathan SchneiderMargot Patterson
We did not hear much if anything about crucial questions for Catholic voters.
Healy Hall, Georgetown University. (photo by Gtownsfs, Creative Commons)
Washington Front
John Carr
In searching for leadership, I have found it not on the campaign trail but, ironically, one floor away from my office.
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Washington Front
John Carr
There is nothing traditional about this election.
Washington Front
John Carr
These are difficult days for the consistent ethic of life in American politics.