Opinion: You are reading this today because I took required "core" theology courses when I was an undergraduate student at the University of Notre Dame.
"Doing Catholic Theological Ethics in a Cross-Cultural and Interreligious Asian Context," the first pan-Asian conference of Catholic moral theologians, convened in India to seek ethical responses to the region's issues.
Prominent theologians and bishops from across Africa have sharply called for more expansive discussions at this fall's global meeting of Catholic bishops on family issues.
It was a slippery slope. Once I began to refer to the Holy Spirit in the feminine in my sermons and in the creed, certain results followed — slowly at first, but inevitably.
As the United States gears up for the next presidential election in 2016, would-be contenders are already coming forward to announce their candidacies. As soon as each makes his or her intentions public, the race begins -- not the presidential race, but a parallel race bent on smearing the opposition by digging into their personal lives for every true or unsubstantiated detail that might cast doubt on their abilities, ethics, principles and values.
Global Sisters Report: Moira McQueen views her appointment to a prestigious Catholic commission as cumulative of her faith and decisions made throughout her life.
Laudato Si' embraces what Francis calls a "very solid scientific consensus" that humans are causing cataclysmic climate change endangering the planet.
Book review: Wills speaks not from left field, but from inside the church, a regular Massgoer with a devotion to the rosary.
Young Voices: If we encounter Christ in those people who are marginalized and get to know them, we won't be able to throw them away.
Opinion: Because complementarity will be discussed at the upcoming synod, it's important to compare how Francis and John Paul II viewed the concept.