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...
The synthesis of religion and liberty during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 14, 2020
Rev. Robert Sirico, president and co-founder of the Acton Institute, reflects on the notion that we have freedom, not to do just what we want, but to do what we ought. What does this mean during a time of global pandemic?