This guest post is a prayer and letter written by Dr. Susan Reynolds, Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies at Emory University Candler School of Theology. To add your signature to the 5000+ signatures below, visit:/Para […]
Misericordia et Misera: The Year of Mercy is Over, May it Continue Forever.
On this, the closing of the Extraordinary Year of Mercy in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis released his latest encyclical letter, Misericordia et Misera. It is a relatively short letter (around 15 pages printed) and gets […]
“Troll Lege” and the Virtue of Online Mercy
“Avoid the comments section.” This is fairly standard advice that I and many others who write online tend to get. Indeed, it’s pretty good advice even if you are only reading what others have written. […]
Is there Enough Mercy for Judas?
Few biblical characters loom as large in our imagination as Judas Iscariot. The theological problem posed by Judas and his motivations have spilled oceans of ink, whether in the Gnostic sects that hailed him or […]
Celebrating Three Years of Francis
I really can’t believe it has been 3 years (and one day) since the election of Pope Francis. I was sitting in my library carrel on the 11th floor of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh library, […]
Of Mercy and Homecomings
A few weeks ago I woke up a few hours before dawn and decided to go out for a sunrise hike. I set off with my cleats and headlamp and hiked up the local […]
To mark the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the start of the Year of Mercy, Daily Theology recognizes Pope Francis as a real Jedi Master. The Force of the Holy Spirit is […]
Your Mother’s Name Is Mercy: The Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
When Pope Francis called for this extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy in April, he announced that it would begin today, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, for two reasons. One is that it is […]
Some Thoughts on Grace, Part II: The Syrian Refugee Crisis
By Katie Wrisley Shelby I’ve never succeeded in quite wrapping my mind around how atrocities such as the Holocaust or the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII happened. How could entire countries be complicit in evil of […]
10 Ways Jesus Might Celebrate #MerryChristmasStarbucks
10. By buying bagels and oatmeal from Starbucks and giving it to the hungry 9. By getting coffee and tea for the thirsty at the homeless shelter 8. By giving blankets, hats, gloves, jackets, and […]
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