The Sobrino File

How to Read the Vatican's Latest Notification

In March, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released a “notification,” or warning, about the teachings contained in two books of Christology by Jon Sobrino, SJ, a major liberation theologian who has spent most of his career in Latin America. Commonweal invited two theologians to assess the Vatican’s statement and to discuss what it may mean for the future of theology.


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About the Author

J. Matthew Ashley is associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame.

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