March 18, 2013

Vol.208 / No.9

March 18, 2013

Faith
James Hanvey February 25, 2013

Just southeast of Rome stands the small church of St. Mary in Palmis, better known as the Church of Domine Quo Vadis. It takes its name from the legend of St. Peter’s meeting with Christ as he flees persecution in Rome. “Lord, where are you going?” Peter asks. “To Rome to be

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J. March 06, 2013

The expression “people of God,” then, is a summons to unity, a symbol of the one body of Christ.

Letters
Our readers March 06, 2013

Remember MaryknollIn “Statements in Stone” (2/18), James T. Keane writes about church-related buildings built pre-1965, and then the less ornate built after the Second Vatican Council. We always thought that one of the outcomes of Vatican II was that the church hierarchy was required to

Editorials
The Editors March 06, 2013

Who goes to the hole, and for how long, is often decided with little or no due process.

Vantage Point
Avery Dulles March 06, 2013

Conscious of his pastoral responsibility for the whole flock of Christ, Pope John Paul II in his 1995 encyclical letter “Ut Unum Sint” (No. 96) invited leaders and theologians of other churches to suggest ways in which the papal office, without prejudice to its essential features, could

Books
Thomas D. Stegman March 06, 2013

ldquo There are innumerable books about Jesus rdquo So begins the preface of Gerhard Lohfink rsquo s volume Jesus of Nazareth translated from the German original So why another Jesus book In the first place Lohfink contends that every generation must encounter Jesus anew Even more pressing