La Civiltà Cattolica appears to lump together as integralists all varieties of American Catholics who, in one way or another, do not support the program of Pope Francis.
The classic definition of fascism is a situation in which Big Business and Big Government are formally united in their aims.
A standard critique of capitalism, going back to Chesterton and Belloc, is that it creates a collusion between Big Government and Big Business.
In the words of Personalism, a person’s truest nature consists in “decentralizing itself in order to become available for others”.
Based on Catholic social principles, “Americanism” as well as the belief in “Strict-Constitutionalism” has and will continue to do more harm than good.
Catholic Action is the apolitical solution to a political problem. It is the Catholic faith put into social practice.
If we want to forge a new Debtors’ Alliance or People’s League or Solidarity Party, we have a Herculean task ahead of us.