Posts Tagged ‘Disobedience’

Love and disobedience: Martin Luther King and the Greeks

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

In “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the soaring and chilling speech he delivered the day before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. ponders the thought of life in other places and times. Among other eras in history, he considers the prime of classical Athens, when he could have enjoyed the company of luminaries “around the Read more

Ministry — the elephant in the Church

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

“Viewed overall, the state of the Church is not too encouraging. In the space of a single generation, the deepening dearth of priests will lead to the collapse of the entire structure of parish administration, and I cannot see sufficient courage or creativity among those who have assumed responsibility for running the Church as an institution Read more

Hans Küng claims Pope is provoking disobedience

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The Pope has been calling for unity since the beginning of his Pontificate and in the last Chrism Mass he dealt with the issue of the disobedience of Austrian priests belonging to the Pfarrer-Initiative movement. Yet it is Benedict XVI himself who is being accused by his lifelong dissenting colleague, Hans Kueng, of “provoking” disobedience. Read more