October 08, 2012
An archive of articles by the Jesuit theologian John Courtney Murray
June 23, 2008
The issue of religious liberty is of the highest interest to me both as a theologian and as an American. It is, as it were, the American issue at the Council. The American episcopate is greatly pleased that the issue has finally appeared on the agenda of the Council, notwithstanding many efforts to
November 30, 1963
In These Pages: From Nov. 30, 1963
October 19, 1963

I write this just after the completion of the fourth general congregation in this second session of Vatican Council II. In four days, the conciliar Fathers and the attached experts have listened to 59 speeches by cardinals and bishops. It is already possible to give some idea of what is

April 27, 1963
Fifty years ago in America, John Courtney Murray analyzed Pope John XXIII's new encyclical.