- Jan 22, 2020
Paulist Father Thomas Stransky, credited internationally as a pioneer in the Catholic Church’s ecumenical and interfaith relations stemming from the Second Vatican Council, died Sept. 3 on his 89th birthday.
From the very beginning, Francis has seen his pontificate as a revival and concrete application of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), the ecumenical council summoned by “Good Pope John.”
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has broken his general silence to comment on the clerical abuse scandals, saying the sexual revolution of the late 1960s set the stage.
There’s a strong case that Islam has – or, at least, should have – replaced Judaism as the Church’s paradigmatic interfaith relationship, which suggests the need for a new model of interreligious dialogue.
The diocesan phase of a canonization process for the late Archbishop Hélder Câmara of Brazil closed on Dec. 19.
Crux speaks with Professor Brian Flanagan about his new book, “Stumbling in Holiness: Sin and Sanctity in the Church.”