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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 also currently serving on the pastoral staff 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 20, 2006||The Gift|
|November 17, 2006||Milton Friedman and the Human Element|
|October 11, 2006||California: Up in Smoke|
|May 01, 2006||Faith-Based Funding Politicizes Religion|
|December 21, 2005||Christmas Sacred and Secular|
|August 31, 2005||Robertson's Fatwa|
|June 08, 2005||The Culture's Animating Values|
|April 22, 2005||True Liberalism|
|December 22, 2004||Peace, Social Harmony, and Enterprise|
|November 01, 2004||Values Eternal, Values Imposed|
|April 28, 2004||The Sin Tax Craze: Who's Next?|
|December 24, 2003||The Virtue of Tolerance|
|July 09, 2003||Should Religious Leaders Condemn Gas Guzzlers?|
|June 18, 2003||Firms and workers have right to earn a living|
|April 09, 2003||Ethics and Layoffs|
|December 31, 2002||The Ethical Challenge for Business|
|December 18, 2002||Should Religious Leaders Condemn Gas Guzzlers?|
|July 03, 2002||Choice Brings Peace|
|December 21, 2001||2001 Special Christmas Message|
|October 17, 2001||The Mystery and Morality of Markets--Explained!|
|August 01, 2001||How Can Welfare Reform Improve?|
|May 23, 2001||Transforming the Culture of Fatherlessness|
|April 14, 2001||Is Environmental Justice Tyranny?|
|November 10, 2000||An Unjust Sacrifice|
|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 08, 2008||Sir John Marks Templeton (1912-2008): A Great Entrepreneur and Philanthropist|
|June 02, 2008||Hacia una sociedad libre y virtuosa|
|June 07, 2004||The Reagan Moral Vision|
|Volume 13, Number 1||Moral Inferiority of the Welfare State||January and February 2003|
|Volume 12, Number 6||A Subtle Threat to Freedom||November and December 2002|
|Volume 12, Number 5||The Phenomenon of Globalization||September and October 2002|
|Volume 12, Number 4||Choice Brings Peace||July and August 2002|
|Volume 12, Number 3||What's Right for Labor||May and June 2002|
|Volume 12, Number 2||Toward a Free and Virtuous Society||March and April 2002|
|Volume 12, Number 1||Christendom, Power, and Authority||January and February 2002|
|Volume 11, Number 6||Faith, Freedom, and September 11||November and December 2001|
|Volume 11, Number 5||Solidarity: The Fundamental Social Virtue||September and October 2001|
|Volume 11, Number 4||The Moral Dimensions of Monetary Policy||July and August 2001|
|Volume 11, Number 3||Reading Centesimus Annus||May and June 2001|
|Volume 11, Number 2||Receiving the Gift of Stewardship||March and April 2001|
|Volume 11, Number 1||The Biblical Case for Entrepreneurship||January and February 2001|
|Volume 10, Number 6||Frank Talk and Fiscal Responsibility||November and December 2000|
|Volume 10, Number 5||Capitalism Must Seize the High Ground||September and October 2000|
|Volume 10, Number 4||Do unto Cuba as We Do unto China||July and August 2000|
|Volume 10, Number 3||The Bedrock of Business Ethics||May and June 2000|
|Volume 10, Number 2||Toward Responsible Stewardship||March and April 2000|
|Volume 10, Number 1||Keeping Stable the Fabric of the World||January and February 2000|
|Volume 9, Number 5||Peace and Trade, Not Sanctions, Will Change Iraq||September and October 1999|
|Volume 9, Number 4||Rediscovering the Sacred in Secular Spaces||July and August 1999|
|Volume 9, Number 3||The First and Fundamental School||May and June 1999|
|Volume 9, Number 2||Prosperity and Environmental Spirituality||March and April 1999|
|Volume 9, Number 1||The Return of Faith on Film||January and February 1999|
|Volume 8, Number 6||On Declaring Capitalism a Failure||November and December 1998|
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