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 church's complicity in dehumanizing the LGBTQ community in Ghana

Faith Seeking Understanding: Church leaders and self-identified Christians are largely responsible for anti-LGBTQ violence in Ghana, given the population's largely Christian makeup. But this is also a disturbingly Catholic problem that the global church must face.


Pentecost is a time to remember the Holy Spirit's presence throughout all creation

Faith Seeking Understanding: May we take time during this celebration of Pentecost not only to recall the Holy Spirit's enduring presence in human history, but to come to see more clearly the divine action of the Spirit throughout the broader community of God's creation. 


Franciscan spiritual wisdom to navigate the 'digital continent'

Faith Seeking Understanding: How should Christians engage with the internet and social media? The wisdom of the 800-year-old Franciscan spiritual tradition has some robust and surprising insights for our 21st century context.


Slowing down, seeing anew: the spiritual benefits of film photography

Faith Seeking Understanding: Long before I was ordained a priest or became a theology professor, I was a professional photographer.