Paul McPartlan is Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. McPartlan’s areas of expertise include ecumenism, especially Catholic-Orthodox relations; and Vatican II. He is a member of the International Theological Commission, a group of 30 theologians who advise the Vatican on theological issues.
Kurt Martens is an associate professor of canon law at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Martens is an expert on papal elections, the Roman Curia, the Holy See and Vatican City State.
Read an article by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano on the Jesuits and their founder, St. Ignatius of Loyola, posted by CatholicCulture.org.
A March 8, 2012, Religion News Service article describes a study from the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life that found that Jews are the world’s most migratory group.
Read an interview at BeliefNet with Brian Glynn Williams, a historian of Islam, who says that “Islam is not the driving machine behind the Chechen resistance.”
Read a critique of liberation theology in a 1994 article by Edward A. Lynch of Hollins College in Roanoke, Va., from the website CatholicCulture.org.
Read a March 14, 2013, Associated Press article in which Francis’ biographer labels as unfair the Dirty War allegations stirred up in the wake of the conclave.
Read a March 14, 2013, Religion News Service story about Francis and the shadow cast by the Dirty War.
Read a March 15, 2013, Associated Press story about the Vatican denouncing critics of Francis’ record during the Dirty War.