NCR Today: Yesterday, my long-time friend at the Quixote Center, Dolly Pomerleau, told me about a new project at there: sending Bibles to bishops!
Fr. Hans Küng: Pope Francis "has thus responded to my request to give room to a free discussion on the dogma of infallibility."
Take and Read: Karl Rahner exemplified how one could be a believing Catholic while also having a questioning intellect.
In the footnotes of the letter submitted to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is a citation for a book by Richard R. Gaillardetz of Boston College.
Take and Read: The work of Jean Zizioulas forever changed me; I realized just how small my field of Catholic theological ethics is.
When St. Augustine wrote his Confessions, he probably never pictured his work being read on iPhones and iPads. Yet that is exactly what students at Villanova University are doing.
Writing in The New York Times MIT Sherry Turkle asked: “What has happened to face-to-face conversation in a world where so many people say they would rather text than talk?”
Take and Read: Teresa of Avila is a good, lifelong companion. Her emphasis on the constant reformability and transformability of the human person bears multiple explorations.
Fr. Hans Küng: This request is made "not in order to destroy but to build up the church."
Take and Read: For Asians who studied theology at Roman pontifical universities after the Second Vatican Council, Aloysius Pieris' book was, for me at least, an intellectual bombshell.