- Apr 16, 2021
German and Swiss bishops who knew and worked with Father Hans Küng described him as a man who loved the Catholic Church, even though the theologian sometimes went beyond the limits of Catholic doctrine and criticized the decisions of church leaders.
In a 1979 address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Pope (now Saint) John Paul II declared, “Nothing human is alien to the Christian.” What Happy’s case demonstrates anew is that in all honesty, John Paul could have stricken the word “human” from that sentence.
Celia Deane-Drummond is the director of the Laudato Si’ Research Institute at Campion Hall at Oxford University. Her latest book is ‘Theological Ethics through a Multispecies Lens.’
An Irish priest banned from public ministry for the past eight years due to his theological views says the Vatican “may well have done me a favor.”
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said his office sometimes has the “very unpleasant” obligation to take action against theologians in order to safeguard the faith.
Brett Salkeld is Archdiocesan Theologian for the Archdiocese of Regina, Saskatchewan and an expert on conspiracy theories in the Church.
As protests erupt across the globe in the middle of a pandemic, one theologian says a “crack in time itself” must be used to see “hidden corners of our social landscape” and find new ways to bring God’s vision into the world.
Giving the Ratzinger prize to a philosopher from Canada and a Scripture scholar from Burkina Faso, Pope Francis said they demonstrate that “in the variety of cultures, diverse across time and space, one can and should always seek the way to God and the encounter with Christ.”