Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., was the McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University in New York City from 1988 until his death in 2008. He was the author of 27 books and over 800 articles and reviews. 

Faith Vantage Point
Avery DullesMay 24, 2019
Responses to 10 of the principal objections that are commonly raised against the Catholic Church's teaching on the ordination of women.
CATHOLIC APPEAL. Actors dressed for a Nativity scene are pictured during a prayer gathering in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 3, 2013.
Vantage Point
Avery DullesNovember 19, 2015
The culture that the church faces today cannot be understood as that of the previous three centuries.
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Vantage Point
Avery DullesMarch 05, 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
Faith in Focus
Avery DullesJanuary 24, 2013
From 1997, Cardinal Avery Dulles on the theological heritage of the 20th century's greatest theologians
Avery DullesJanuary 23, 2013
Where would contemporary theology be except for the works of the Jesuits Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) and Henri de Lubac (1896-1991) of France, Karl Rahner (1904-84) of Germany, Bernard Lonergan (1904-84) of Canada and John Courtney Murray (1904-67) of the United States?The Swiss-born Hans
Avery DullesOctober 07, 2012
A selection of the theologian's writings for America
Avery DullesJuly 06, 2009
From our pages: April 13, 1968
Avery DullesApril 21, 2008
It is a matter of surprise that I have occupied the Laurence J. McGinley Chair in Religion and Society for 20 years. When I reached the statutory retirement age at The Catholic University of America in 1988, I received several academic offers. As a Jesuit, I consulted my provincial superior as to wh
Avery DullesJanuary 15, 2007
From 2007, Cardinal Avery Dulles on "the shining features of the Society of Jesus"
Avery DullesApril 18, 2005
As bishop and later as pope, John Paul II did not have the freedom to propose purely personal theological positions in his official documents. When acting as a pastoral teacher he sought rather to defend and proclaim the doctrine of the faith. But since doctrine always has to be expressed, justified