FOUNDER 0F LIBERATION THEOLOGY DISCUSSES TENSION WITH CHURCH AT BOOK LAUNCHING

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For decades, many liberation theologians globally have lived with a looming possibility: One day, a letter could arrive from the Vatican contesting their work, even calling it heretical or anti-Christian.

Mounting a defense could take years, with long, confidential letters sent back and forth to the Vatican’s powerful Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. For lay people, non-compliance could mean losing university tenure. For priests, brothers, and sisters, it could mean an order of silence or even removal from your religious order. Read More:

With Vatican doctrinal czar, liberation theology pioneer reflects on troubles | National Catholic Reporter

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