- Jan 22, 2020
Stacy A. Trasancos is a convert to Catholicism and an internationally recognized author, speaker, and educator on the topic of theology and science. She spoke to Crux.
A new book by the Pontifical Biblical Commission cannot be read as opening the Catholic Church to the acceptance of gay marriage or homosexual unions, said the secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
“Christian flesh is different: it’s participant in – a proper part of – Jesus’ flesh,” says theologian Paul Griffiths.
Father Joann Baptist Metz, who died Monday at 91, had a little bit of the typical arrogance of the German Doktorvater, but it was always leavened by a capacity to laugh at himself, his colleagues, and the general situation in which he and the Church found themselves.
Since the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church broke open in 2002 in the United States and intensified globally last year, responses to it have focused on legal matters and administrative reforms.