Thomas Aquinas

Why Saint Thomas Aquinas Opposed Open Borders

Every nation has the right to distinguish, by country of origin, who can migrate to it and apply appropriate immigration policies, according to the great medieval scholar and saint Thomas Aquinas.


Italian High Court: Stealing Needed Food Is ‘Not a Crime’

Italy’s highest court ruled this week that robbing out of hunger is not a crime, overturning two prior decisions that had condemned a homeless man for stealing sausages and two pieces of cheese from a supermarket in Genoa, at a value of four euros and seven cents.

onions and corns are hanged on a stall at the Campo di Fiori food market, in central Rome, on November 4, 2014.

Why Thomas Aquinas Distrusted Islam

The 13th-century scholar Thomas Aquinas, regarded as one of the most eminent medieval philosophers and theologians, offered a biting critique of Islam based in large part on the questionable character and methods of its founder, Mohammed.