Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 11, 2015
4:00 – Kresta Comments: “It’s a Girl!” May not Mean what it Used to Mean
4:20 – Kresta Comments: Raul Castro “May Return to the Church”
4:40 – Kresta Comments: The Media Finally Understands Pope Francis
5:00 – Kresta Comments: What Went Wrong After Vatican II?
5:20 – 1968: The Greatest Revolution in the American Church?
In 1968 a Theology professor at Catholic University authored a “Statement of Dissent” claiming he was not bound to follow Church teaching on contraception. The statement was signed by more than 500 theologians and sparked a debate in the post-Vatican II church over the meaning of academic freedom at a Catholic university. Fr. Peter Mitchell joins us with never-before-seen material from the personal papers of key figures in the story.