Remembering Rosemary Radford Ruether, a feminist theologian who challenged what it means to be a ‘good Catholic’
Rosemary Radford Ruether, who died on May 21, deliberately lived both within the Catholic tradition and on its margins.
It’s been 50 years since most Jesuit colleges went co-ed. But have they truly embraced their female students?
Taking women seriously as students, staff and faculty means that the Jesuit institution considers them as essential to its mission.
I was happy to discover that Pope Benedict’s first encyclical is not a crackdown on dissident theologians, nor a stern reprimand to the secular world. Rather, it is an extended reflection on the nature of Christian love. It is addressed not only to the bishops of the world, but also to priests
When I got married at the relatively advanced age of 42, I wore my mother’s satin wedding dress from 1946, as my three sisters had done. I also carried her prayer book, wore borrowed pearls and tossed the bouquet. Since my father had died years before, my two brothers accompanied me down the a