Monday, May 23, 2011

Now That Is Saying Something About Liberation Theology

Fr. Jon Sobrino, S.J.
As the heir of the Holy Office of the Inquisition -- and housed in a building still known as the Palace of the Holy Office -- the congregation often is portrayed as an agency almost exclusively dedicated to seeking out errant theologians and condemning their writings. The congregation does review books that bishops' conferences bring to its attention, especially if the book presents itself as explaining Catholic morals or doctrine and is widely used in schools of theology or seminaries. 
But since Pope Benedict XVI was elected in 2005 and U.S. Cardinal William J. Levada was appointed to succeed him as the congregation's prefect, the office has issued only one formal public criticism of written works: a notification about two books by a liberation theologian, 
Link (here) to Clerical Whispers


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