Posts Tagged ‘Gustavo Gutierrez’

Liberation Theology father likes ‘atmosphere’ under Francis Comments 0

Friday, May 15th, 2015

One of the founding fathers of Liberation Theology has acknowledged a clear “change in atmosphere” in the Church under Pope Francis. Fr Gustavo Gutiérrez said that with Francis it’s easier to push the global Church to have a special concern for the poor, “something we find in the Scriptures”. But the Peruvian theologian said there Read more

Liberation theology, the CDF and Gutierrez Comments 0

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

For decades, many liberation theologians globally have lived with a looming possibility: One day, a letter could arrive from the Vatican contesting their work, even calling it heretical or anti-Christian. Mounting a defense could take years, with long, confidential letters sent back and forth to the Vatican’s powerful Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Read more

Vatican welcomes liberation theology ‘founder’ Comments 0

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Pope Francis is set to meet with Peruvian scholar Gustavo Gutierrez, who is considered the founder of liberation theology. A report by the Religion News Service noted that the meeting can be a sign of “increasing favor” for liberation theology, which has been a subject to hostility and censure in the Vatican. Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Read more