Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life.
Viewpoint: Catholics and Lutherans have made more progress in the last 50 years toward healing the wounds of our divisions than we have in the last five centuries.
NCR Today: The notion that the church cannot change is simply untenable, and it is harmful to the faithful.
Take and Read: Catherine Mowry LaCugna, along with her book God for Us, led me to rediscover the most "practical" doctrine of the Christian faith.
The 36th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus begins Oct. 2 in Rome; this year's congregation will include the election of a new superior general.
Editorial: Some discussions surrounding Amoris Laetitia have focused on what the document means. Many have wondered why Francis doesn't clarify his thinking. Well, now he has.
Distinctly Catholic: The view presented in a recent essay by Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler about conscience is missing the possibility of growth and of grey.
Pope Francis' conscience model, emphasizing individual conscience, differs from his two predecessors and provides a faithful, merciful guide to Catholics, especially couples in irregular situations.
THE SEXUAL POLITICS OF MEAT: A FEMINIST-VEGETARIAN CRITICAL THEORY (25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION)
By Carol J. Adams
Published by Bloomsbury Academic, 336 pages, $25.95
By MARY E. HUNT
NCR Today: Religious leaders in three cities across the world are developing spaces where Judaism, Christianity and Islam can come together for worship.