The 1983 revision put forward by Pope John Paul II to the entire code made it impossible for bishops to dismiss priests.
Our old, clerical ways cannot be redeemed.
“The history of a church,” one member wrote in an old scrapbook I found, is “an unfolding pageant of life.”
The German pastor opposed Hitler—eventually.
In 1961, Margaret Flory started a new kind of mission program.
What does it mean to own something, like a winter coat?
The soaring stock market has increased U.S. wealth—and inequality.
In the face of unprecedented assaults on planet Earth, what good is poetry?
In the 500 years since Catholicism came to Mexico, it has profoundly shaped and been shaped by the indigenous culture.
Bumbling along in the footsteps of Melchizedek
What if Jesus is talking about humility rather than possessions?
J. Edgar Hoover's influence was even farther reaching than we know.
Each created a new model for church. Each paid a price.
David Hollinger shows how the social gospel principles that drove mission abroad boomeranged back home.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's social history highlights who's at the other end of the barrel.
They use the conventions of Jewish resistance poetry to challenge Roman occupation.
Earlier this summer, an informal body called the Faculty Assembly took an unofficial vote of no confidence in its president and provost.
After voters ousted the party that had ruled Malaysia since independence from Britain, some are looking to improve interfaith relations—starting with getting to know each other.
The Russian punk group headlined Greenbelt, the top U.K. Christian arts and activism festival, this year.
Some pastors are also asking whether the county should be profiting from immigration detention.
During closing mass, several thousand people instead attended a “Stand4Truth” protest.
Both women are seasoned organizers who emphasized economic justice among their priorities.
The faculty voted unanimously to make him dean.