Co-founder and President of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty


Rev. Robert Sirico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Rev. Robert Sirico founded the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. Father Sirico lectures at colleges, universities, and business organizations throughout the United States and abroad. His writings on religious, political, economic, and social matters are published in a variety of journals ..."


President, Acton Institute
Eris Society
Member, Mont Pelerin Society


Father Robert Sirico: Power Broker on the Rise, by Bill Berkowitz, AlterNet, 3 Jul 2001
"Sirico ... is definitely moving on up. ... During the last 18 months, Father Sirico advised President George W. Bush on 'charitable choice' and the future of welfare reform; responded to a call from the Vatican and edited a book delineating the Catholic Church's teachings on social justice issues ..."


A Tribute to Edmund A. Opitz, by Robert Sirico, The Freeman, Oct 1993
"In the days ... when religious leaders taught variations on the theme that socialism was the practice of which Christianity was the religion—there was Ed Opitz, in a plethora of articles, boldly, yet calmly, adamantly, yet with respect, indicating with the most gentle and genteel of manners, that, in point of fact, the Emperor had no clothes."
Related Topic: Edmund A. Opitz
Morality and Social Security, by Robert Sirico, Future of Freedom, Dec 1999
"Just as parents care for their young now, it was once well understood that the middle-aged have a moral responsibility to care for their aging parents. ... Social Security has gone a long way toward severing those ties ... Social Security has also contributed to the crowding out of private charity ..."
Related Topic: Social Security Tax
Religion and Freedom, by Robert Sirico, Future of Freedom, Dec 1993
Related Topic: Freedom of Religion