Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Argentina’s Dirty War Book Discussion

Assistant Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello SJ, will discuss his new book, The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War, on Feb. 9 at noon in McGuinn 334. The book discussion is sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and International … Continue reading

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Voices of women

Theologian Mary Catherine Hilkert, O. P. will present “The Word of God Entrusted to the Entire Church and the Voices of Women” on February 8 at 7:30 p.m. Sister Hilkert is the author of Naming Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination … Continue reading

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An unfinished council

In spite of its impact, Vatican II was, in many ways, an unfinished council, according to Joseph Chair of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard R. Gaillardetz. He says the council bishops were able to establish key pillars in the construction of a new … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Catholic Sacraments

On Oct. 19, Boston College will host an event to mark the publication of Catholic Sacraments: A Rich Source of Blessings (Paulist Press), edited by School of Theology and Ministry Professor John F. Baldovin, S.J. and alumnus David Farina Turnbloom. This … Continue reading

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Being Catholic during the Dirty War

During Argentina’s Dirty War — an attempt by the government to fight communism by eliminating subversives —15,000 people were killed, 8,000 were jailed and some 6,000 were exiled. The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War (Oxford University Press, 2015), a new … Continue reading

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Mercy

In the latest issue of Commonweal, Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny writes about what the Catholic Church can learn from civil law in her essay, “Mercy for the Remarried.”

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The Legacy of Vatican II

The Legacy of Vatican II (Paulist Press, 2015), co-edited by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Andrea Vicini, SJ and Massimo Faggioli of the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, explores the legacy of the Second Vatican Council via essays from 12 leading international scholars. One section of … Continue reading

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