Tag Archives: Catholic Church

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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Pastoral Challenges to the Family

Boston College theologian Stephen J. Pope will present “A Place for Everyone: Pastoral Challenges to the Family” on February 16 at 5:30 p.m in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Pope is the author of  The Evolution of Altruism and the … Continue reading

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Understanding Love and Responsibility

After years of counseling young adults and married couples, Father Karol Wojtyla (Saint John Paul II) published Love and Responsibility. This classic work  is not an easy book to read as the language is often high and theoretical. Boston College Carroll … Continue reading

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More from the Catholic Press Assn.

Visions of Hope: Emerging Theologians and the Future of the Church (Orbis Books), a book based on a conference organized by BC graduate students, was awarded first place by the Catholic Press Association in the category of works related to the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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