Posts Tagged ‘Leonardo Boff’

Road map out of clericalism

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

I cannot help wondering if the current implosion of ecclesiastical credibility over clergy sex abuse has the potential to create a new moment of grace, one that breaks down outmoded governance models and creates new ones better suited for our times. We may already have a road map — thanks to liberation theologian Leonardo Boff. Read more

The ex-Franciscan and the Emeritus Pope

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Leonardo Boff,  who is a “liberation theologian” from Brazil and former Franciscan priest, says he would like to  “embrace” and effect a “kind of reconciliation” with the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger – Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. Read more Related Posts:Benedict XVI turns 94 years oldCardinal-elect renounces episcopal ordination to…Church needs rules on status of former Read more

Can the Church be saved?

Friday, September 21st, 2012

In a recent book of the same title, Can the Church Be Saved? (2012), this question was posed by Swiss-German Hans Küng, one of the best known and prolific theologians in the Catholic fold. Along with his colleague from the University of Tübingen, Joseph Ratzinger, he enthusiastically advocated for a renewal of the Church. Küng Read more