Mary Magdalene has been "interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted," according to Michael Haag, historian and author of The Quest for Mary Magdalene.
Eco Catholic: Enacting the ecological transformation Pope Francis calls for will require new liturgical materials, but work can begin with a new approach to reading Scripture.
Some still disagree about the meaning behind Pope Francis' exhortation on marriage and family, three months after it was published.
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A small c catholic: Christians don't talk about Satan as much as previous generations, but official Catholic and Presbyterian documents still make reference to the devil.
Distinctly Catholic: Bishop-elect O'Connell's recent highly emotional response to a question about how Pope Francis has impacted his ministry stood out to me.
Commentary: Pope Francis' call for a discussion of reestablishing women deacons in the church raises three very important questions.
Take and Read: Johann Baptist Metz oriented my work toward the dialogue between mysticism and politics, liturgy and ethics.
Take and Read: For a graduate student immediately after the Second Vatican Council, Friedrich Schleiermacher offered promising theological paths.
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