The Contemporary Person and the Church
The issues confronting the church in our time are many. I have chosen three of them, well aware that this choice is doubtless both biased and incomplete.
An Interview With Godfried Danneels
Cardinal Danneels, did you plan this intervention at the May consistory beforehand? No. At synods, I usually wait about a week before I speak. First I listen. I feel the temperature.
Healing the Wounds of Murder
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster.
Synod 2001 and the Role of the Bishop
The working document for next October’s international synod of bishops is now being circulated.
The Killing of Jerome Mallett
In 1985 James Froemsdorf, a Missouri state trooper, a husband and the father of three young daughters, was shot three times and killed by a wanted felon who had been stopped for speeding.
The Church and Psychiatry
When I began to think about psychiatry as a medical specialty in 1963, I was vaguely aware of a tension between the church and psychiatry. Bishop Fulton J.
Books and Culture
Toward the end of a summer vacation in 1993 at her Connecticut home, Antoinette Bosco received the kind of telephone call thatto use her ow
With the sequencing of the human genome virtually completed and the first analysis of the decoded sequence now reported, this book is import
With this well-written and insightful new book Robert Wuthnow, a professor of sociology at Princeton University, continues his exploration o