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Rev. Robert A. Sirico received his Master of Divinity degree from the Catholic University of America, following undergraduate study at the University of Southern California and the University of London. During his studies and early ministry, he experienced a growing concern over the lack of training religious studies students receive in fundamental economic principles, leaving them poorly equipped to understand and address today's social problems. As a result of these concerns, Fr. Sirico co-founded the Acton Institute with Kris Alan Mauren in 1990.
As president of the Acton Institute, Fr. Sirico lectures at colleges, universities, and business organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad. His writings on religious, political, economic, and social matters are published in a variety of journals, including: the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the London Financial Times, the Washington Times, the Detroit News, and National Review. Fr. Sirico is often called upon by members of the broadcast media for statements regarding economics, civil rights, and issues of religious concern, and has provided commentary for CNN, ABC, the BBC, NPR, and CBS' 60 Minutes, among others.
In April of 1999, Fr. Sirico was awarded an honorary doctorate in Christian Ethics from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and in May of 2001, Universidad Francisco Marroquin awarded him an honorary doctorate in Social Sciences. He is a member of the prestigious Mont Pèlerin Society, the American Academy of Religion, and the Philadelphia Society, and is on the Board of Advisors of the Civic Institute in Prague. Father Sirico also served on the Michigan Civil Rights Commission from 1994 to 1998. His pastoral ministry has included a chaplaincy to AIDS patients at the National Institutes of Health. He is the Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Acton Institute maintains a vigorous editorial outreach, especially through its president, Rev. Robert A. Sirico. This site maintains an archive of many of his essays and reviews.
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|December 19, 2012||Something Vastly More Powerful Than Evil|
|November 07, 2012||Is There an Intrinsic Morality of the Free Market?|
|October 24, 2012||Desiccated Christianity|
|September 26, 2012||My Memories Of 9/11, And The End Of Freedom|
|September 19, 2012||The Collapse of Europe's Welfare State Exposes its False Hopes -- Is America Next?|
|July 04, 2012||Creative Destruction and the Pruning Shears|
|December 21, 2011||Contemplating Christmas|
|September 28, 2011||Jobs and Deficits: The Moral Equation|
|June 01, 2011||Not Whether to Help the Poor, But How|
|March 02, 2011||Catholic teaching’s pro-union bias|
|December 22, 2010||The ‘Small’ God Who Brought Heaven Down to Earth|
|October 20, 2010||Tea Party Must Define Ideas|
|December 22, 2009||Christmas and Copenhagen|
|November 25, 2009||Health reform threatens voluntary charitable action|
|September 29, 2009||Philanthropy Cannot Serve Two Masters|
|December 17, 2008||Why We Give|
|November 19, 2008||The Bailout Economy: A House Built on Sand|
|November 05, 2008||The Way Forward|
|October 27, 2008||Catholics and the Election|
|July 08, 2008||Charity on the Dole, Round Two|
|February 28, 2008||WFB: In Memoriam|
|December 19, 2007||A Christmas Message|
|August 14, 2007||Minimum Wage, Maximum Suffering|
|May 10, 2007||Does the Pope Blast Capitalism?|
|April 30, 2007||Free Economies and the Common Good|
|March 08, 2013||Tradition guides selection of new pope|
|December 07, 2012||UN ARGUMENTO MORAL PARA DEFENDER UNA ECONOMÍA LIBRE|
|November 05, 2012||Cristianismo disecado|
|September 26, 2012||Falsas Esperanzas|
|July 10, 2012||Destrucción y Poda Creativas|
|October 31, 2011||LA SABIDURÍA MONETARIA DEL VATICANO|
|October 06, 2011||Empleos y Déficits|
|July 07, 2008||Sir John Marks Templeton (1912-2008): A Great Entrepreneur and Philanthropist|
|June 01, 2008||Hacia una sociedad libre y virtuosa|
|June 06, 2004||The Reagan Moral Vision|
|Volume 23, Number 2||Creative Destruction||Spring 2013|
|Volume 23, Number 1||The Human Desire for Peace and Liberty||Winter 2013|
|Volume 22, Number 4||The Role of Profits||Fall 2012|
|Volume 22, Number 3||Freedom and Chaos||Summer 2012|
|Volume 22, Number 2||Desiccated Christianity||Spring 2012|
|Volume 22, Number 1||Globalization and Culture||Winter 2012|
|Volume 21, Number 4||The Vatican's Economic Letter||Fall 2011|
|Volume 21, Number 3||The Church as the Bride of Caesar||Summer 2011|
|Volume 21, Number 2||The Church's Social Teaching is One Consistent Body of Thought||Spring 2011|
|Volume 21, Number 1||'Social Justice' is a Complex Concept||Winter 2011|
|Volume 20, Number 3/4||Reading Centesimus Annus||Summer/Fall 2010|
|Volume 20, Number 2||Don’t Devalue Christian Heritage||Spring 2010|
|Volume 16, Number 4||Interest and Responsibility||Fall 2006|
|Volume 16, Number 3||Fairness in the Market||Summer 2006|
|Volume 16, Number 2||The Virtues of Development||Spring 2006|
|Volume 16, Number 1||Be Wary of Power||Winter 2006|
|Volume 15, Number 2||The Market, the Movies, and the Media||Autumn 2005|
|Volume 15, Number 1||Papal Economics 101: Freedom and Truth||Summer 2005|
|Volume 14, Number 6||The Church Must Remember Its Mission||November and December 2004|
|Volume 14, Number 5||The Culture of Life, The Culture of the Market||September and October 2004|
|Volume 14, Number 4||Boycotts Do Not Help the Poor||July and August 2004|
|Volume 14, Number 3||Morality and Liability||May and June 2004|
|Volume 14, Number 1||New Attitudes Toward an Old Problem||January and February 2004|
|Volume 13, Number 6||Another Look At Compassion and Welfare||November and December 2003|
|Volume 13, Number 4||Latin America Imprisoned in Liberation Theology||July and August 2003|
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