LISTEN: Are American and Catholic Principles Compatible?

“Is American Democracy Worth Saving?” asked Kevin Vance in his Valentines Day 2023 address.

Yes, it is, he answered in a talk that examines the significant Catholic influences on America’s founding principles, then looks at how Catholics have thought about them through history and today.

Listen to his remarks on YouTube at this link or by scrolling down on this page.

Benedictine College

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is honored to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the best private college in Kansas by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. Benedictine College is dedicated to transforming culture in America through its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.