October 08, 2012
Two scholars consider Vatican statements on relations with other churches
February 13, 2012
Dialogue and deliberation during Vatican II
Books
December 07, 2009
John Allen's 'The Future Church,' reviewed
May 05, 2008
One of the less noted contributions of the Second Vatican Council is its brief treatment of atheism in its “Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World.” In that groundbreaking document, the council avoided the shrill condemnations of atheism that were so common in preconcili
Books
March 10, 2008
'Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church,' reviewed
August 27, 2007
Vatican II marked a watershed in the ecumenical movement. Where do things stand now?
February 02, 2004
Apologetics has enjoyed renewed interest among Catholics of North America in the past 25 years. One sign of this is the burgeoning popularity of the so-called new apologists, figures like Scott Hahn, Gerry Matatics, Karl Keating, Mitch Pacwa, S.J., Peter Kreeft and Patrick Madrid. Their distinctive
August 04, 2003
In the Judeo-Christian tradition, marriage has offered a set of images helpful in illuminating our communal relationship with God. Whether it is Israel’s covenant with Yahweh or the church’s bond with Christ, the nuptial images of bride and bridegroom have long helped believers reflect u