An interview with Fr. Martin Schlag
Fr. Martin Schlag, born 1964 in New York but Austrian in origin, served ten years as Professor of Moral Theology and Social Ethics in Rome. Since 2017 he has been the director of the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul. In times of growing political tensions between the USA and Europe, we wanted to know how he felt as an Austrian in America and what the situation of church and society on the other side of the Atlantic was like. A conversation about similarities and differences between Europeans and Americans, about capitalism and the social market economy, about walls and open hearts. The questions were asked by Arnd Küppers.