March 3, 2020
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Felix Backhaus

FELIX BACKHAUS is a contributor to Catholic Journal. Originally from Germany, he is studying business at Georgetown University, in Washington D.C., the largest and oldest Jesuit university in the United States. He has a strong interest in art history.

Electoral Politics: Still A Man’s World?

James Brown, “The Godfather of Soul,” once famously sang “it’s a man’s world” and this statement would still hold very much true today in the modern American political arena. After the amendment to the US constitution was instituted almost 100 years...

Using Public Diplomacy As A Foreign Policy Tool

Earlier this January, President Obama gave his first-ever one-on-one interview on German television. The background of this rare interview was news reports originating last year that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) had monitored...

What We Can Learn From The Latino Church

When discussing the future of the Catholic Church, understanding and learning more about Hispanic Theology and its different historical context can be a very stimulating experience for every Catholic. And now – more than ever – also constitutes an...

Why The EU May Need To Change

The small European country of Greece is known as a beautiful tourist destination– a country typically associated with great history, beautiful islands, seemingly endless coastlines, happy people as well as gorgeous weather year-round. But it is not...

How The American Dream Resulted In An Economic Crisis

Over the last few decades, homeownership and consumerism have become more and more important for Americans. Especially encouraged by advertisements, many Americans have lived beyond their means and have indebted themselves through the purchase of...