- Oct 26, 2020
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.”
Jesuit Father Francis A. Sullivan, one of the leading theological experts on questions of church teaching authority, died Oct. 23 at Campion Center in Weston. He was 97 and at the time of his death he was the oldest member of the Jesuits’ Northeast province.