Posts Tagged ‘Henri de Lubac’

Pope Francis warns clergy against spiritual worldliness

Thursday, August 10th, 2023
spiritual worldliness and clericalism

In a letter addressed to the priests of Rome, Pope Francis highlighted the grave peril posed by spiritual worldliness and clericalism within the clergy and the Church. The pontiff cautioned that this temptation risks reducing spirituality to mere outward appearances and distancing it from the core teachings of the Gospel. Pope Francis’s message, although originally Read more

Cardinal de Lubac, the monk and the malaise of the West

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, one of the 20th century’s greatest Catholic theologians passed away in the Avenue de Breteuil in Paris in the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Born in 1896 as the Dreyfus Affair was tearing France apart, and dying while the Soviet Union imploded in 1991, Cardinal Henri de Lubac, SJ, Read more

Soldier, scholar and saintly hero: Henri de Lubac

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Next month marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of one of the most influential theologians of the modern era, and a man whose life reads like an adventure story. Born into an ancient noble family, he served with distinction in the First World War and with heroism in the French Resistance in the Second, Read more