Perspective

Facing up to privilege requires conversion

Essay: This autobiographical essay, reflecting on my awareness of racism and white privilege in my theological journey, has not been easy to write.

Take and Read: The Law of Christ

Take and Read: Bernard Häring's The Law of Christ opened Fr. Charles Curran's eyes and mind to see a new approach to moral theology.

US Catholic bishops and abortion legislation

The following is an abridged version of a chapter in Fr. Charles Curran’s newest book, The Social Mission of the U.S. Catholic Church: A Theological Perspective, which will be published in early January by Georgetown University Press. This text originally was given as a lecture sponsored by the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at Southern Methodist University in Dallas Oct. 28.

'We cannot put our heads in the sand'

The following are remarks made by Fr. Charles E. Curran, Elizabeth Scurlock University Professor of Human Values at Southern Methodist University, at the closing of a July 24-27 gathering of moral theologians in Trent, Italy. (See story.)

This has been an extraordinary meeting of 600 Catholic moral theologians from all over the world that has contributed much to the development of Catholic moral theology. Thanks to the meeting at Padua [Italy] four years ago and this meeting now, the process of dialogue and interchange has been growing.