Posts Tagged ‘Tina Beattie’

New women appointees for International Theological Commission

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The number of women on the International Theological Commission will soon be trebled, says the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. In an interview in L’Osservatore Romano, Cardinal Gerhard Müller said the number of women will be rising from two to “five or six”, following new nominations by Pope Francis. The commission, Read more

Row over cancelled fellowship for dissenting theologian

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

A majority of arts and science faculty members at the University of San Diego have supported a vote of no-confidence in the Catholic university’s president after she rescinded a visiting fellowship for a British theologian who supports same-sex marriage. The motion approved in a 99-16 vote declared that Dr Mary Lyons had “shown herself to Read more

Thomas Aquinas, part 3: scripture, reason and the being of God

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Thomas Aquinas would have agreed with a comment on this website that he was as vulnerable to error as anyone else and should never be taken as “the truth”. He has read widely and deeply: Aristotle’s influence is evident throughout the Summa Theologica, as is that of St Augustine. Other philosophical influences include the pagan (Plato and Read more