- May 25, 2020
One year after their blockbuster article describing an “ecumenism of hate” between U.S. conservative Catholics and evangelicals, Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro and Presbyterian pastor Marcelo Figueroa offer a critique of the prosperity gospel and the American Dream.
Villanova University celebrated the first five years of Francis’s papacy with an all-star line-up of papal champions.
A panel at Georgetown University discussed the Francis legacy five years into his pontificate.
Key papal ally, Father Antonio Spadaro, gave a lecture at Notre Dame on Tuesday arguing that the theme of mercy is critical to understanding Pope Francis’s political engagement. Spadaro said the much talked about “Benedict Option” does not align with Francis’s vision for geopolitics and argued against a diplomacy that divides the world into good versus evil.
David Gibson reviews a new book by Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro titled “Friending God.” In the book Spadaro underlines how the internet has become an actual “place” in our daily lives and that evangelization in the technological age “means to bear witness.”
Quite probably the world’s most unique and influential Catholic publication, the Jesuit-edited ‘La Civiltà Cattolica’ is provocative, thoughtful, and offers the Church intellectual breathing space. Until now, however, it’s been available only in Italian, but all that is changing with a new English edition.