James F. Keenan

Arts & Culture
December 22, 2016
In the United States we need in humility to allow ourselves to be judged by the truth.
March 23, 2016
“What for some is freedom of conscience is for others simply confusion.”
In All Things
February 20, 2016
Pope Francis reminds: "Don’t confuse the evil of avoiding pregnancy by itself, with abortion."
May 06, 2015
Pope Francis’ penchant for cold-calling Catholics has become a well-known sign of his warmth, candor and attention to individuals. And although not everyone can expect to receive a personal phone call from the pope it does not hurt to be prepared. So we asked a few members of the fai
January 22, 2014
When I teach the papal encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” published in 1968, I usually do so with a class of undergraduate students at Boston College. I teach it after studying with them five other noteworthy texts: the two creation accounts in Genesis, the teachings on marriage and sexuality b
February 13, 2012
One family's harrowing journey through the U.S. health care system
June 18, 2007
A new book traces the development of human rights.
April 04, 2005
The death of Josef Fuchs, S.J., on March 9 in Cologne, Germany, marks the end of a period of enormous transition in moral theology. Along with Bernard Häring of the Alfonsianum University (d. 1998) and Louis Janssens of Louvain University (d. 2001), the Gregorian University’s Fuchs provided t
August 30, 2004

I. A Scientific Perspective

August 13, 2001
In preparation for his work Alan Wolfe the director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College helped design a public opinion poll about American views on sex morality work children God and money The poll was conducted in March 2000 and published in a special