Posts Tagged ‘theologian’

Cause for theologian Romano Guardini to open soon

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

A German archdiocese is preparing to open the cause of Romano Guardini, one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century. Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising archdiocese is expected to formally open the cause before the end of the year. According to German media reports, the archdiocese has appointed a postulator for Read more

Jesuit theologian Michael Paul Gallagher dies

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Jesuit theologian and educator Michael Paul Gallagher died in Ireland on November 6 after a short illness. Fr Gallagher, 76, was a former Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Gregorian University in Rome, where he was dean of the theology faculty from 2005 to 2008. Fr Gallagher also lectured in University College, Dublin, as well Read more

Leading Notre Dame theologian named in abuse lawsuit

Friday, June 5th, 2015

A University of Notre Dame professor dubbed the father of US Latino religious thought has been accused of sexually abusing a boy more than 30 years ago. A lawsuit has been filed against Fr Virgilio Elizondo, a theology professor at Notre Dame, as well as against a former priest and San Antonio archdiocese. The lawsuit Read more

Pope Francis the radical, not liberal

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

To hear Cardinal Walter Kasper tell it, he became the pope’s point man for reform in the Catholic Church thanks to a bit of serendipity, or, if you will, Providence, before anyone knew that Francis was going to be the next Roman pontiff. The genesis of their partnership, Kasper recalled during a recent trip to Read more