Pope Francis Shifting Catholics to Just Peacebuilding

Gerald W. Schlabach argues that Pope Francis’s 2017 World Day of Peace (WDP) message signals a potential theological shift away from “just war” theory towards an ethics of just peacebuilding.

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Watering “Strange Fruit” Trees: Flint and the Lack of Catholic Solidarity

By refusing to engage in the vulgarities of such systemic violence, particularly in our own churches, we forget our executed God, and his complete identification with those who suffer. It is about time that we get vulgar in precisely the ways our theological traditions lend themselves to. If we do not, we too are responsible for watering those trees that bear ‘strange fruit.’

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Jesse Couenhoven on Stricken by Sin, Cured by Christ

Jesse Couenhoven discusses his latest book, arguing that St. Augustine can help us balance the social tension between human agency, blame, and freedom.

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Symposium Ethics Podcast Episode 5

Managing Editor James McCarty III speaks with Catherine Punsalan-Malimos about the implications of Pope Francis’ 2015 visit to the United States.

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Symposium Ethics Podcast Episode 4

Managing Editor James McCarty III speaks with Kevin O’Brien about the implications of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si for addressing climate change.

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Five Questions with James T. Bretzke on Handbook of Roman Catholic Moral Terms

Fr. James Bretzke discusses his latest book Handbook of Roman Catholic Moral Terms.

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Five Questions for Amy Levad: Redeeming a Prison Society

Publication Year: 2014 Bradley Burroughs: The book begins with the claim that the United States currently faces a “crisis of

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