Barbara Marx Hubbard
Naming Jesuit Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin a doctor of the church — or at least removing the "warning" from his writings — would give the Jesuit scientist and philosopher more legitimacy in the church, his supporters say.
"I hope [Müller's] focus on this issue will stimulate many, both within the Catholic church and outside it, to deepen human understanding of conscious evolution."
Global Sisters Report: Cardinal Gerhard Müller's concern about LCWR offers an opportunity to discuss conscious evolution and the mutual engagement of science and religion.
When I read the latest statement of Cardinal Gerhard Müller of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) in regard to LCWR, I was stunned, angry, disappointed and perplexed all at the same time. My first thought: Has he heard that we now have a pope named Francis? His statement seems so out-of-step with the spirit and outlook of Pope Francis. But I do keep wondering when Pope Francis will step up and put a stop to this narrow and divisive behavior.