Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan is the Duns Scotus Chair of Spirituality at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, where he teaches systematic theology and spirituality. His most recent book is Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology, which was recently awarded First Place Theology Book by the Association of Catholic Publishers. Follow him on Twitter: @DanHoranOFM.

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The complicated reality of Catholic bishops on Twitter

Faith Seeking Understanding: Despite canon law's prohibition against political endorsements by clergy, many prelates have entered the partisan fray, resulting in increased division and confusion among the faithful.


This 'Season of Creation' demands attention to environmental racism

Faith Seeking Understanding: News of a settlement for Flint residents poisoned by the water supply coincides with the 2020 Season of Creation, reminding us of the overlap between environmental and racial injustice.


The heresy of oversimplified Christianity

Faith Seeking Understanding: The problem is that too many people refashion Christianity — its doctrinal teachings and moral guidance — into an idol of their own making in order to grasp a misguidedly simple and falsely clear message.


The importance and challenge of doing nothing

Faith Seeking Understanding: American society has long been skeptical of or outright hostile to anything that seems lazy or frivolous, but doing nothing is about reordering one's priorities, values, worldview, commitments and energies.


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