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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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|January 08, 2014||Pope Francis, without the politics|
|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?|
|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 4, Number 2||An Honor Well Deserved: Michael Novak||March and April 1994|
|Volume 2, Number 3||Religion and the Welfare State||May and June 1992|
|Volume 1, Number 5||The Entrepreneurial Vocation||September and October 1991|
|Volume 1, Number 3||A Preferential Option for Liberty||May and June 1991|
|Volume 1, Number 2||Liberation Cinema: A Review of Romero||March and April 1991|
|Volume 1, Number 1||Faith and the Free Market in the Third World: Death Knell for Socialism and Liberation Theology?||January and February 1991|
|Volume 17, Number 1||Politics and Independence||Winter 2007|
|Volume 2, Number 6||Beyond Liberation Theology||November and December 1992|
|Volume 9, Number 6||Chronicle of a Modern Christian Radical||November and December 1999|
|Volume 17, Number 2||Ideology vs. Reality||Spring 2007|
|Volume 17, Number 2||What is Capitalism?||Spring 2007|
|Volume 17, Number 3||Does the Church Serve the State?||Summer 2007|
|Volume 17, Number 4||Mandated Giving Doesn't Come from the Heart||Fall 2007|
|Volume 18, Number 1||Ethics and the Job Market||Winter 2008|
|Volume 18, Number 2||The Mistaken Faiths of Our Age||Spring 2008|
|Volume 18, Number 3||The Envy Trap||Summer 2008|
|Volume 19, Number 4||The Pope on "Love in Truth"||Fall 2009|
|Volume 20, Number 1||Haiti & Solidarity||Winter 2010|
|Volume 13, Number 5||Free Religion||September and October 2003|
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