When Catholics talk about the natural law, they mean the law of man’s moral status, as it can be perceived by man’s natural reason.
Only when the present economic question is settled, will the real opportunity of Catholicism come; for the conversion of our civilisation.
Dorothy Day lived in a time of great change in the Church and in society. She chose a way of life that most would find difficult, even impossible.
The Communist does not justify Communism so that it may be established; he would rather establish it so that it may be justified.
And now, O Jesus of Nazareth, I wonder and wonder again whether in going away from these home-crafts we did not go from Our Father into a far country…
Dorothy Day: “To become a Catholic meant for me to give up a mate with whom I was much in love. I chose God and I lost Forster.”
There are two recognised ways of arguing with a Communist; and they are both wrong.