Daniel P. Horan
Daniel P. Horan, a Franciscan friar, is a professor of systematic theology and spirituality at Catholic Theological Union.
Pope Francis references Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day in address to Congress
In what was already the most widely anticipated speech of Pope Francis’s pastoral visit to the United States this week, the Pope’s references to two American models of Christian living—the renowned author and Trappist Monk Thomas Merton and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement Dorothy Day—have surprised many.
September 23, 2015
Following Francis of Assisi today: Who are our lepers?
This is the 785th anniversary of the death of St. Francis of Assisi. He is beloved by so very many people the world over. Christians and non-Christians, believers and non-believers all admire the man who sought simply to follow in the footprints of Jesus Christ, living out his baptismal promise as one committed to living the holy gospel.
October 4, 2011
Do you recognize the risen Lord?
Easter brings with it an abundance of natural joy and reason for celebration. The love of God poured out for us through the Incarnation,...
April 25, 2011
The problem with "my neighbor"
See, the problem with using language like “my neighbor” is the unintentional (or sometimes more intentional) demarcation that occurs...
March 22, 2011
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