Charles E. Curran
Catholic moral theology has a significant role to play in working for justice, peace, and the integrity of creation on the local, national, and global levels. This role today involves more than just determining what acts are right and what acts are wrong.
Humanae Vitae at 50: The present situation rests on a significant difference between the official hierarchical teaching and the position of Catholics. The total church should be primarily concerned about moral truth, but the contemporary situation prescinds from this important issue of moral truth.
Commentary: Martyrdom was once a very restricted idea, but today we recognize that Christian faith must influence all we do — and Archbishop Romero exemplified that.
Appreciation: Fr. Charles Curran remembers the late federal judge whose wide-ranging scholarship brought him into the debate over Catholic teaching against contraception.