Last night Fordham University, in association with Religion News Service and Salt and Light Media, held a debate on the effects of the first five year’s of Pope Francis’s pontificate, […]
Three years and six days ago, an unarmed young black man named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. In the aftermath of […]
To the determent of both the church and the wider movements for social change, US Catholics have been slow to respond to Pope Francis’s call to organize. The time is now to rediscover a new theology and spirituality of organizing.
By: Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D. Reform is one of the few constants in church history. Religious reform is by its nature rooted in metanoia: the deliberate decision to live an […]
The following reflection was delivered at the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana on February 28, 2017. Ezekiel 37:1-6: The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he […]
There’s no way around the fact that to many people, Catholic or not, today is a strange feast – the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. It’s one of […]
Academia. It can feel like a world of competition, self-promotion, hierarchical rituals such as sitting in rows and hand-raising, racing to publish, and pervasive workaholism and point-proving. Indeed, our work as theologians […]
It is that time of the year again when one of the most visible signs of the faith of Mexicans, Latin Americans, and U.S.-Latinx communities becomes visible through the wondrous […]
In the year 399 in Constantinople, the wealthy government official Eutropius, a man known for his lavish lifestyle and attempts to strip churches of their right to serve as a […]
What would it really look like if we took the Good News and witness of Jesus Christ seriously in our world today? Following the call of Pope Francis, it’s time we organize and rebuild a movement for social and personal change.