Richard McBrien

Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame

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Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and author of several books, including The Church: The Evolution of Catholicism, and Lives of the Popes

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On this Christmas Eve, we take another look at the evolution of the  Roman Catholic Church , an ancient institution in a fast moving world.

The Catholic Church, the Next Generation

On this Christmas Eve, we take another look at the evolution of the Roman Catholic Church , an ancient institution in a fast moving world.

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LA's Cardinal Roger Mahoney is a relatively liberal leader of Irish-American stock.  To replace him,  Pope Benedict XVI has named Jose Gomez , an immigrant from Mexico, who's also…

The Future of the Catholic Church

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Pedophilia by priests is not the only recent development for an ancient institution trying to cope with fast-moving contemporary realities.

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Pedophilia by priests is not the only recent development for an ancient institution trying to cope with fast-moving contemporary realities.

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