Artur Rosman interviews Patrick Deneen, a Catholic and professor at the University of Notre Dame, about the neoconservative Catholic imagination. It’s a meaty, if far too brief, interview, one that allows Deneen to launch a terrific line about what he considers to be the inconsistency of Catholic neocons stressing the Church’s line on faith and morals, but exempting economics from its authority:

What is more striking to me is the way that many Catholics of the stripe we are discussing are strenuous in their insistence that, on the one hand, the public square should not be stripped of religion and morality, but that the Market should have a wardrobe like that of Lady Godiva.

Hi-yoooo!

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