Antonio Spadaro SJ Archives - Crux



  • A Latino/a take: Vatican’s ‘ecumenism of hate’ essay is onto something

    A Latino/a take: Vatican’s ‘ecumenism of hate’ essay is onto something

    Theologian and former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Miguel H. Diaz, contends that the central theological insights and socio-political implications for American society voiced by Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro and Reverend Marcelo Figueroa in a controversial article on U.S. politics in a Vatican-affiliated publication find a home within the hearts of Latinos/as and other “underrepresented” communities in the United States.  

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  • Evangelicals are potential allies for the good, not partners in hate

    Evangelicals are potential allies for the good, not partners in hate

    Trumpism, so to speak, which is a lot more complicated than most analysis allows for, had made it ever-easier to lump all elements of more-right-of-center American activism together. It’s important to remember that many Catholics and Evangelicals are forming coalitions in an attempt to discern God’s call to each one of us about the common good, on the front lines.

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  • Article by pope’s confidantes adds little to understanding Trump’s America

    Article by pope’s confidantes adds little to understanding Trump’s America

    A recent article in the influential Rome-based ‘La Civiltà Cattolica’ – which is reviewed by the Vatican’s Secretariat of State before publication – politics of the Trump administration has its roots in an unholy alliance between “Evangelical Fundamentalism” and “Catholic Integralism.” But does it patronize Evangelicals and mischaracterize certain Catholics to make its point?

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