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The Vatican order to prohibit Jesuit priest Roger Haight from teaching Catholic theology unless “his positions have been corrected” to conform with church doctrine recently was condemned by Haight’s fellow theologians and welcomed by the Doctrine Committee of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. At issue is Haight’s 1999 book, Jesus: Symbol of God. Haight, currently teaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York, said he does not disagree with church teaching but was simply raising new theological questions and arguments.


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