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Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 313 - Publish Date: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: Roman Catholicism stands at a crossroads, a classic "best of time, worst of times" moment. On the one hand, the Catholic Church remains by far the largest branch of the worldwide Christian family, and is growing at a remarkable clip. Yet the Church has also been rocked by a series of scandals related to the sexual abuse of minors by clergy, and, even more devastating, the cover-up by the Church hi...
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2013-07-09 - Publisher: Image Books
Description: One of the world's most respected religion journalists profiles New York's Archbishop Timothy Dolan, one of the country's—and possibly the world's—most important Catholic leaders through lengthy exclusive interviews. Unique among the current leadership of the Catholic Church, Archbishop Dolan shares his insightful perspective in this series of conversations on the present and future of Catholi...
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 340 - Publish Date: 2001-09 - Publisher: A&C Black
Description: A vivid blow-by-blow of the controversies that have wracked the Catholic Church during the past twenty yearsLiberation theology, birth control, women's ordination, inclusive language, "radical feminism," homosexuality, religious pluralism, human rights in the church, and the roles of bishops and theologians-one man has stood at the dead center of all these controversial issues: Cardinal Joseph Rat...
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 64 - Publish Date: 2014 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: Pope Francis has fascinated the world with his humility, his compassion, and his radical vision for the Church. He has welcomed the homeless into the Vatican, embraced people with diseases, and shaken a complacent hierarchy. Shepherds, he said, should acquire the smell of the sheep. In short, as he has urged young people to do, he swims against the tide. John L. Allen, Jr., who has covered the Vat...
Author(s): John L. Allen Jr.
Book Pages: 48 - Publish Date: 2013 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: Since his election, Pope Francis has captured the attention of media and the people. Transfixed by his charisma and the many firsts of his papacy - first pope from the Americas, first Jesuit Pope, and first to be named Francis - they are now eager to know the substance of the man. In 10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know, John L. Allen, Jr., veteran Vatican news analyst, author, and National Ca...
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 240 - Publish Date: 1992-06 - Publisher: Dushkin Pub Group
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Author(s): John L. Allen Jr.
Book Pages: 45 - Publish Date: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: As leader of the world's largest Christian denomination, Pope Benedict wants modern men and women to recognize the teachings of the Catholic faith with new eyes. He wants us to look "back to the basics" but in an intelligent, provocative and attractive fashion. For the pope, Christianity is not merely a set of rules and prohibitions, but a resounding "yes" to human dignity and the embrace of a lov...
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 225 - Publish Date: 2002 - Publisher: Unknown
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Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 272 - Publish Date: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group
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Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 403 - Publish Date: 2005 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: For years Opus Dei has been the most mysterious and impenetrable group inside the Catholic Church. No one has been allowed access to its secrets. Until now . . .