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Henri de Lubac, Catholics & politics, etc.

Straight to the SourceHenri de Lubac, SJ, was one of the most influential and prolific Catholic theologians of the twentieth century. Robin Darling Young (“An...

Hospital mergers, Iran’s agenda, the pope in Cuba

Healthy DebateIn his article “Care Package” (August 17), Wayne Sheridan critiques Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s decision to halt the merger of state-owned...

Climate facts, women at Vatican II

Point-And-Click Fact-CheckingOne would think that a certain degree of healthy skepticism would have led Richard W. Miller and Commonweal to fact-check Miller’s...

A wide tradition

John R. Donahue’s “Cup or Chalice?” (June 1) points out one of many places where the new translation follows the Latin, rather than the underlying Greek or Hebrew....

The bishops & religious freedom, the common cup

Broadly SpeakingAs one of the lay consultants to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, I found particularly interesting and...

The contraception mandate, migrant workers, the new missal

All TalkMargaret O’Brien Steinfels’s critique of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ refusal to accept the various forms of accommodation in the Department of Health and...

Heroic nuns, means & ends, class prejudice, etc.

Thank You, SistersRegarding your May 18 editorial “Rome & Women Religious”: I visited a fetid Bolivian prison with a diminutive American sister of the Daughters...

Heroic nuns, means & ends, class prejudice, etc.

Thank You, SistersRegarding your May 18 editorial “Rome & Women Religious”: I visited a fetid Bolivian prison with a diminutive American sister of the Daughters...

Religious freedom, prairie jewel, celibates’ sex advice

For the DefenseThank you for criticizing the U.S. Catholic bishops’ misguided religious-freedom campaign (“Partisan Dangers,” May 4). In Geneva I teach a course...

Climate change, confession, contraception, etc.

But Why?“‘Global Suicide Pact’” (March 23) was a fine introduction to some of the basic data, facts and projections about climate change. This is valuable material...

Marriage, Conscience & the Church

Where’s The Line?James A. Coriden’s essay “Conscience & Communion” (January 27) extends the issues raised in the series “A Modus Vivendi?” (January 13) to a...

Contraception, then & now

InterferenceIn his article “On Good Authority? Jacques Maritain & ‘Humanae Vitae’” (March 23), Bernard Doering writes that “differences among the council...
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