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Book prize for Catherine Mooney

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Catherine Mooney has been awarded the Hagiography Society Book Prize for her publication Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance (University of Pennsylvania Press). Founded in 1990, the … Continue reading

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“Ideas from the Catholic Press”

Crux editor John L. Allen Jr., a journalist highly regarded for his coverage of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, and Matt Malone, S.J., president and editor in chief of America Media, will be the panelists for “Revitalizing Our Church: … Continue reading

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Medellín at 50

The Second CELAM (Latin American Bishops Council) Conference held in Medellín, Colombia in 1968 was a significant moment for the Catholic Church. It was foundational for the reception of Vatican II, the evolution of liberation theologies, and the emergence of … Continue reading

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Book event for Poverty: Responding Like Jesus

Professor of Theology Ken Himes, O.F.M. and BC alumnus Conor Kelly, an assistant professor at Marquette University, will talk about poverty and Christian discipleship at an event celebrating their new book Poverty: Responding Like Jesus (Paraclete Press in cooperation with the … Continue reading

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A Church for the poor

Poverty: Responding Like Jesus is a new book from Paraclete Press and the Church in the 21st Century Center that takes a fresh look at the role of churches, and individual Christians, in relating to poverty and the poor among … Continue reading

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Book from BC’s Amoris Laetitia conference

The new book, Amoris Laetitia: A New Momentum for Moral Formation and Pastoral Practice (Paulist Press, 2018), is based on presentations and discussions from an October 2017 conference at Boston College where bishops and theologians considered how Pope Francis’ family … Continue reading

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Enhancing Catholic faith of adults

Enhancing the mature faith of adults is essential to the life of the parish and to the parish’s capacity to fulfill its fundamental mission of being and becoming a more effective agent of evangelization, according to School of Theology and … Continue reading

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